A clause in an agreement between an objective and a potential bidder that gives the potential bidder the right to match or better improve a competing proposal for the objective. An agreement that often includes one or more lock-in arrangements between a bidder and a target company that sets out the main conditions under which the bidder agrees to bid for the target. A clause in an agreement between an objective and a potential tenderer that specifies a period during which the objective is entitled to obtain a competing tender. A clause in an agreement between an objective bidder and a potential bidder that prevents the target from granting due diligence access to potential competing bidders without the consent of the first bidder. A clause in an agreement between an objective and a potential bidder that promotes or facilitates a particular control operation and may impede another actual or potential control operation.5 Examples: An agreement between a company and an employee (usually a key employee) that gives the employee the right to terminate his or her employment relationship and, in the event of a hostile offer, a large offer to receive the termination payment.4 May act as a poison pill. An agreement between a bidder and a target company under which the target company agrees to offer its shareholders a system containing the conditions under which the bidder proposes to acquire the target. Fee to be paid by a bidder to a target (to offset the target for the costs and expenses of the tender or scheme) if the bidder or schematically lets the tender fail or let it expire. One of the 602 principles that states that the acquisition of control of a company`s shares must take place in an efficient, competitive and informed market. It was named after its contributor, Mr. Leigh Masel, who was then Chairman of the National Companies and Securities Commission. The practice of acquiring shares of a target company in order to prevent a bidder from pursuing the forced acquisition, thus forcing the offeror to buy those shares at a premium to reach 100% of the target. Acquisition in which the bidder attempts to acquire a target for election review, resulting in the target shareholders becoming the majority shareholders of the merged company.

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The acquisition of a company (the target company) by a person (the offeror) on the basis of a takeover bid. See Article 616.