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Takeover

To assume control or management of a corporation without necessarily obtaining actual title to it.

A takeover bid or tender offer is a proposal made by one company to purchase shares of stock of another company, in order to acquire control thereof.

Cross-references

Mergers and Acquisitions.

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Rule 49 of the Takeovers Code provided for directors a target company and the company itself to be reimbursed for any properly incurred expenses after a failed takeover.
The biggest deal to take place in 2016 after the Brexit vote was Japanese firm Softbank's PS24.3bn takeover of British tech firm ARM.
The panel would take into account the wider effects of a takeover, such as the impact on supply chains or loss of technological capability, before determining on balance whether the takeover would be beneficial.
Property management teams adhere to Dominium's standards by following "The five Cs" during the takeover process:
Cifas said the increase in facility takeovers was a sign that criminals were fooling individuals.
US firm AMC cited the slump in the value of the pound in its PS921million takeover of cinema chain Odeon & UCI.
A party will be required to launch a takeover offer in circumstances where it has acquired 25% or more of a company's share capital or following a stakebuilding exercise in that company.
In the traditional employer-paid business, takeovers often are the only account sale available to a broker.
As the threat of hostile takeovers has grown the number of corporations introducing takeover defense measures has rapidly increased since the mid-2000s.
To test the implications of takeovers on the size effect, my sample includes all NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq common stocks from July 1963 through June 2008.
Even in the US, that bastion of the free market, a special government committee vets foreign takeovers of firms with 'national security' elements to their work.
The Takeover Panel has now revealed proposals to make hostile takeovers more difficult, although it rejected some of the more radical calls for overhaul.