offeror of‧fer‧or [ˈɒfərə ǁ ˈɒːfərər, ˈɑː-] noun [countable] LAW
a person or organization that offers to buy something:

• When an offeror successfully completes a takeover bid for a target company it acquires control of the target with all its assets and liabilities.

— compare offeree

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offeror UK US /ˈɒfərər/ noun [C]
LAW, STOCK MARKET a person, company, or organization that offers to buy something from another person, company, or organization: »

The offeror has indicated that he will keep his offer open only for a specified time.

Compare OFFEREE(Cf. ↑offeree)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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