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 offers consist of offers to purchase three series of Northwest Airlines Pass Through Certificates and Delta Pass Through Certificates Series 2007-1C and Delta's 11-3/4% Senior Secured Lien Notes due 2015, using a modified Dutch Auction procedure.
Wireless and broadband wireless communications company Motorola Inc (NYSE:MOT) has commenced cash tender offers to purchase up to USD400m aggregate principal amount of certain specified series of its outstanding debt securities.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-October 27, 2015-Zions Bancorporation offers to purchase up to US180m of stock, depositary shares
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 6, 2016-Macquarie Bank offers to purchase 6.625% Series A notes for cash
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-May 22, 2013-FBR offers to purchase up to 10.6% of its common stock(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com