lawyer database Search Lawyer
Browse Lawyer by Country, State (US & Canada) or Specialization

takeover

The acquisition of control by one company over another, usually smaller, company (the target company). This is usually achieved (1) by buying shares in the target company with the agreement of all its members (if they are few) or of only its *controllers; (2) by purchases on the *Stock Exchange; or (3) by means of a *takeover bid. Compare *merger. See also *City Code on takeovers and mergers; *concert party; *dawn raid.

Browse Law Term

A . B . C . D . E . F . G . H . I . J . K . L . M .
N . O . P . Q . R . S . T . U . V . W . X . Y . Z .

Search Law Term


term description


Maintenance by aneas | disclaimer