exchange offer


An offer made by a company to give one security in return for another security. Most commonly, for various reasons a company will offer to give shares of a certain held company if the shareholders will return shares of another held company. An exchange offer can also be performed on other securities, such as bonds.

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The exchange offer was a very good offer, in my opinion, and I thought everything would be going good with it.

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EXCHANGE OFFER An offer by a firm to give one security, such as a bond or preferred stock, in exchange for another security, such as shares of common stock.

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My company and its closest competitor had somehow ended up each owning a large stake in the other and decided to free themselves of their intertwined nature through an exchange offer.

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