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Bidder

• A firm or person that wants to buy a firm or security.

 
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Security
 
 Referenced Terms
 Hostile: Often refers to an unsolicited and unwanted bid by the target company. It rejects this bid and indicates that the company does not want to be acquired by that Bidder.

 Targeted repurchase: The firm buys back its own stock from a potential Bidder, usually at a substantial premium, to forestall a takeover attempt.

 Wanted for cash: A statement displayed on market tickers indicating that a Bidder will pay cash for same day settlement of a block of a specified security.

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