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Sport a match played for its own sake, and not as part of a competition, etc.
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To take this possibility into account, I also examine the relationship between acquisition performance and friendly takeover offers.
The Court in INDOPCO concluded that investment banker fees, legal fees, proxy costs, and SEC fees incurred by a target corporation in a friendly takeover must be capitalized if the takeover produces significant future benefits.
stepped up its global expansion drive Friday with a deal to buy Bare Escentuals of the United States in a friendly takeover worth 1.
Australia has approved China's Zijin Mining Group's (HKG:2899) (SHA:601899) A$545 million friendly takeover for Australia's Indophil Resources NL (ASX:IRN).
7 billion) friendly takeover of Canada's Harvest Energy Trust, securing oil and gas reserves as well as a refinery that Harvest could not afford to expand.
a major game software developer, for a friendly takeover bid.
6 billion friendly takeover bid has been announced by Xstrata Nickel for all of the outstanding shares of LionOre Mining International Ltd.
The statement from NTL followed a report which said plans for a friendly takeover of ITV were due to be disclosed next week.
It is claimed he would prefer a friendly takeover but would be prepared to go hostile if the Dutch government, which owns ten per cent of TNT, opposed a deal.
After a series of market moves that included subsequent sale of shares to Tongil employees, a friendly takeover ensued, and the two companies merged.
PeopleSoft spokesperson Steve Swasey said the company expects to announce the closure of the friendly takeover deal today.