tender offer
noun Date: 1967 a public offer to buy not less than a specified number of shares of a stock at a fixed price from stockholders usually in an attempt to gain control of the issuing company

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  • Tender offer — is a corporate finance term denoting a type of takeover bid. The tender offer is a public, open offer (usually announced in a newspaper advertisement) by an acquirer to all stockholders of a publicly traded corporation to tender their stock for… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tender offer — General offer made publicly and directly to a firm s shareholders to buy their stock at a price well above the current market price. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * tender offer tender offer ➔ offer2 * * *    A company making a tender …   Financial and business terms

  • tender offer — noun an offer to buy shares in a corporation (usually above the market price) for cash or securities or both • Hypernyms: ↑offer, ↑offering • Hyponyms: ↑takeover bid * * * a public offer to purchase stock of a corporation from its shareholders at …   Useful english dictionary

  • tender offer — 1) An offer by one company to buy the shares of another from the shareholders at a stated price (usually at a premium above the market price). It is normally made as part of a takeover bid See also self tender; two tier tender offer 2) See issue… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • tender offer — acquisition offer / take over offer / purchase offer / buyback offer An offer made to shareholders, normally by a third party, requesting them to sell (tender) or exchange their equities …   Euroclear glossary

  • Tender Offer — An offer to purchase some or all of shareholders shares in a corporation. The price offered is usually at a premium to the market price. Tender offers may be friendly or unfriendly. Securities and Exchange Commission laws require any corporation… …   Investment dictionary

  • tender offer — a public offer to purchase stock of a corporation from its shareholders at a certain price within a stated time limit, often in an effort to win control of the company. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

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