Takeover Code

Takeover Code
The principles and rules of the Takeover Panel governing takeovers and mergers of UK resident public companies and certain private companies. Also known as the Blue Book, due to the colour of its cover. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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takeover code UK US (also Takeover Code) noun [S]
FINANCE, GOVERNMENT in the UK, a set of rules that a company that wants to take control of another company must follow: »

Under the official takeover code, yesterday was the deadline for any higher offer.

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His offer breached the Takeover Code.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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