friendly takeover

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a takeover that is welcomed by the management of the target company

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Western Resources said it remains hopeful a friendly merger agreement with the KCPL board can be reached.
It made its offer after SocGen proposed swapping five of its shares for eight Paribas shares in a friendly merger.
W&D - which has been talking to Marston about a friendly merger since the early 1990s - plans to fund the extra cash on offer, equivalent to 48p per share, from the disposal of a chunk of Marston's pubs in the South if the takeover is successful.
Investors should remember Wolves first made a friendly merger approach six years ago.
We believe the facts continue to speak for themselves: the friendly merger of equals between KCPL and UtiliCorp offers the best prospects for growth.
IB is looking at "numerous other strategic options" - including the possibility of a friendly merger - as the pubs sector consolidates, but prefers independence.
Ocean Reef) has proposed a friendly merger with Best Products Company (Nasdaq: BEST) in which stockholders of Best Products Company would receive $2.
Bruno's is being acquired in a friendly merger by a partnership organized by the investment firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
TotalFina chairman Mr Thierry Desmarest said he had discussed a possible friendly merger with Elf chairman Mr Philippe Jaffre, but the reaction was negative, which left no choice but to launch a hostile bid.
We are surprised by Cheyenne management's sudden turnabout and public rejection of our previously friendly merger discussions.
Up until now, Norfolk has been unsuccessful in challenging the friendly merger legally.
It started out as a simple friendly merger between cable companies Comcast
French oil company TotalFina rebuffed Elf Aquitaine's hostile bid for a second time yesterday but once again offered friendly merger talks, sending shares in both companies higher.
Ahmanson's offer comes less than a month after Great Western's board of directors accepted a friendly merger offer from Seattle-based Washington Mutual Inc.
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