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Finance Dictionary and Glossary of Investment Terms
A takeover bid in the form of a public invitation to shareholders to sell their stock, generally at a price above the market price.
An offer from a company to shareholders to buy their shares of stock.Companies sometimes make tender offers to buy back their own stock to reduce the number of outstanding shares. But often, a tender offer is a key element in one company''s attempt to take over another. To entice you to sell, the company making the tender offer may be willing to pay an above-market price for your shares.
General offer made publicly and directly to a firm's shareholders to buy their stock at a price well above the current market price.
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.