target company


target company
A company that is subject to a takeover bid

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  • target company — offeree, Also known as the target company or target. A company in respect of which an offer has been made or is in contemplation to which the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the Code) applies. Paragraph 3 of the Introduction to the Code sets… …   Law dictionary

  • target company — Often used in risk arbitrage. firm chosen as an attractive takeover candidate by a potential acquirer. The acquirer may buy up to 5% of the target s stock without public disclosure, but it must report all transactions and supply other information …   Financial and business terms

  • target company — /ˌtɑ:gɪt kʌmp(ə)ni/ noun same as takeover target ▪▪▪ ‘…in a normal leveraged buyout the acquirer raises money by borrowing against the assets of the target company’ [Fortune] …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • target company — Company attempted to be taken over in tender offer, leveraged buyout, or other type of takeover or acquisition attempt. See takeover bid tender offer …   Black's law dictionary

  • target company — noun a company that has been chosen as attractive for takeover by a potential acquirer • Syn: ↑takeover target • Hypernyms: ↑company • Hyponyms: ↑sleeping beauty …   Useful english dictionary

  • target company — A company that is subject to a takeover bid …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Target Corporation — Тип …   Википедия

  • target — tar·get n: the object to be affected or achieved by an action or development; specif: a company that is the object of a takeover Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. target …   Law dictionary

  • company MAC — USA In the case of an acquisition financing, a material adverse change condition precedent to lending that is virtually identical to the material adverse change clause in the acquisition agreement. It will only pertain to the target company (not… …   Law dictionary

  • target — ▪ I. target tar‧get 1 [ˈtɑːgt ǁ ˈtɑːr ] noun [countable] 1. an organization, industry, government etc that is deliberately chosen to have something done to it: target of • There was persistent speculation that the company could be the target of… …   Financial and business terms