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Dutch auction

an auction in which the price is lowered by stages until a buyer is found
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There's evidence that the pop for Dutch auctions is considerably lower than for traditional IPOs.
But Dutch auctions are no guaranteed panacea for the issuing company.
In a Dutch Auction each holiday lot starts at the maximum price and at regular intervals the price drops until it reaches the reserve price.
Lateescapes' John Andersen said: "Who better to spell out exactly how a countdown Dutch Auction works than Carol?
A Dutch auction allows a company to specify the number of shares it plans to repurchase within a set time frame, as well as a specific price range within which shareholders may tender their shares.
This last feature is one Ryan considers a key advantage of the Dutch auction, because it "deals with all shareholders equally," he says.
Whitehall President Elliott Gayer, former chief compliance officer for First Asset Management, stated: "We are pleased to provide the compliance services needed to ensure that the Dutch auction will run smoothly and accurately.
We believe that our Dutch Auction is a key point of differentiation in the online marketplace, and by owning www.
In a Dutch Auction, a starting price is set and a limited time period is allocated for a given quantity of product to be auctioned (three to five minutes for most Bid.