Low-Ball Offer

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Low-Ball Offer

An offer to buy something for an exceptionally low price. For example, if the asking price on a house is $200,000, a potential buyer may make a low-ball offer of $125,000.
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This low ball offer is being made at a time when management will no longer be able to "hide the ball" as cash flow and other metrics will continue to accelerate rapidly with the ramp up of the Zhejiang province, the re-acceleration of Guongdong and the relaxation of the one-child policy in China.
If you want to make a low ball offer please don't waste my time or yours," his ad says.
Western Wind Energy's management strongly recommends that its shareholders ignore Algonquin's low ball offer and for all shareholders to clearly study and analyze the Algonquin financial statements.
And if you don't know current market pay rates, how can you negotiate low ball offers or proffered peanut pay increases?