takeover bid

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an offer to buy shares in order to take over the company

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A stock split increases the number of shares in a target company, forcing the bidder to buy more shares than planned and making the takeover bid more costly.
The Corporation is not aware of any persons proposing to make a takeover bid for the securities of the Corporation.
Goldcorp believes that the Wilanour shareholders who accept the share exchange/warrant option under the takeover bid will benefit from a simplified corporate and ownership structure which will facilitate the conducting of a meaningful exploration program on the Wilanour properties.
In light of protecting investors, the law stipulates that bidders can retract their takeover bids only when serious obstacles such as bankruptcies or mergers are found in achieving the takeover goals.
It is important that the acceptance letter that was sent with the takeover bid circular be completed and returned.
The FSA is considering revising the law to stipulate that anyone conducting pre-market and after-hours transactions carry out such trading through a takeover bid if his aim is to take control of a company.
41 billion) takeover bid for BAA, which controls London Heathrow and six other UK airports and has management contracts at airports in other countries.
An investment fund led by shareholder activist Yoshiaki Murakami plans a 430 billion yen takeover bid for Seibu Railway Co.
CHICAGO -- Fitch Ratings has placed the ratings of Engelhard Corporation (Engelhard) on Rating Watch Evolving following BASF AG's (BASF) announced takeover bid.
It is owned by Spain's Grupo Ferrovial who is in the throes of a takeover bid for BAA Plc.
29 in an apparent attempt to block a hostile takeover bid for UFJ by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc.
Under the Plan, which is broadly similar to such plans in existence at many other Canadian public corporations, a "Permitted Bid" is a takeover bid that must be made to all Aquiline shareholders and must remain open for at least 60 days from the date of the bid.
5 yen in the face of a hostile takeover bid by a U.
Moreover, the authorisation, that was adopted without any explanation of its technical and /or economic rationale, allows and approves the transfer of more than three billion euros of regulated income to other types of activities - essentially the financing of Gas Natural's takeover bid.
Sotoh said it will shield itself from the takeover bid by counting on the aid of NIF Buyout Management, an investment arm of Daiwa Securities Group Inc.