takeover bid

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takeover bid

an offer made by one company to the shareholders of another company to acquire sufficient shares in that other company to give it control. See MERGER.
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The Tender Offer will be made solely by the Offer to Purchase, the Letter of Transmittal and related materials, as they may be amended or supplemented.
If the number of common shares tendered to the offer at or below the purchase Price would result in an aggregate purchase price of more than US$27.5 million, the common shares tendered to the offer will be subject to pro-ration as described in the Offer to Purchase and Circular.
The Total Consideration (as defined in the Offer to Purchase) for each series of Notes is based on the applicable reference yield plus a fixed spread, in each case as set forth in the table below, and is payable to holders of the Notes who validly tendered and did not validly withdraw their Notes at or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 23, 2019 (the 'Early Tender Deadline') and whose Notes are accepted for purchase by the Company.
In order to receive the Total Consideration, holders of Notes must validly tender (and not validly withdraw) their Notes at or prior to the Expiration Date, or deliver a properly completed and duly executed Notice of Guaranteed Delivery for their Notes at or prior to the Expiration Date, and tender their Notes at or prior to the Notice of Guaranteed Delivery Date (as defined in the Offer to Purchase), in accordance with the instructions set forth in the Offer to Purchase.
The complete terms of the offer are set forth in the offer to purchase and the related letter of transmittal.
If more than 2,000,000 shares are properly tendered and not properly withdrawn, the company will purchase shares from all tendering shareholders on a pro rata basis as specified in the offer to purchase, subject to the "odd lot" and conditional tender provisions described in the Offer to Purchase.
International Resource News-August 30, 2011--HollyFrontier Corporation announces results of offer to purchase senior notes(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
On March 8, the consortium's offer to purchase all of VNU stock shares for 28.75 [euro] per share (7.5 billion [euro] total) was accepted by VNU's board of directors.
Under the terms of the agreement, Weyerhaeuser's wholly owned subsidiary, Company Holdings Inc., increased the price of its tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Willamette common.
The Any and All Securities and the Maximum Tender Amount Securities are collectively referred to herein as the 'Securities.' The Company refers to its offer to purchase the Any and All Securities and its offers to purchase the Maximum Tender Amount Securities as the 'Offers.'