takeover bid
noun

an offer to buy all or a majority of the shares in a company so as to Control it

Examples
  • They made a takeover bid for the company.

  • She had to withdraw her takeover bid when she failed to find any backers.

  • Share prices rose sharply on the disclosure of the takeover bid.

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