takeover bid


The amount a company or group of investors is willing to pay in order to acquire a company. The bid is an offer to the shareholders of the target company. The shareholders will have to approve of the bid before an acquisition can be made, and can vote to hold out for more money from the acquiring company or to wait for a competing bid.

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