Takeover


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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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In the UK, by contrast, informal regulation by the Takeover Panel takes center stage.
Acceptances received under the Takeover Offer represent 99.5% of the entire issued share capital of Andes.
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class="MsoNormalIn its preliminary findings, the committee recommended to the House that the takeover bid be stopped until the auditor presents his findings.
Thus, the restrictions set out in the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act on the acquisition of own shares, under which an acquisition of own shares shall not be made so that the amount of shares in the possession of the company exceeds 10% of all shares, does not restrict the making of the takeover bd.
David Johnston QC, representing the Takeover Panel, told the court: "The reality is that no offer has been made."
That depends largely on Mike Ashley, who is understood to be minded to accept new takeover terms after a positive few days of talks.
Vivendi also stated it will not put any of its own people on Ubisoft's board of directors, apparently an act of goodwill in response to Ubisoft's clear opposition to such a takeover. Back in October, Ubisoft started (http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2017-10-05-ubisoft-to-buy-back-4m-shares-as-it-fends-off-vivendi) buying back its own shares to stave off Vivendi's attempt to control the company.
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.
Through managing the takeover process of this portfolio, Dominium established a set of standards it now uses in all property takeovers.