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Definition of

offer period

Mergers & Acquisitions

time span when takeover bid is open the time after a takeover bid for a company is first announced until the deal is closed or the offer lapses

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  • Equity Issues by Listed Companies: Rights Issues and Other Methods
    by Seth Armitage
    This article is about issues of shares to investors by companies that are already listed on a stock exchange. Such issues are often called rights issues, although in fact the rights issue is only one of several issue methods used. Other methods will also be discussed here. A generic term for issues by listed companies is seasoned equity offers (SEOs).

Definitions of ’offer period’ and meaning of ’offer period’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’offer period’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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