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Squeeze-Out

In joint stock companies, to buy the stocks of a minority group of shareholders without their necessary consent. A group of shareholders owning the large majority of the company have the ability to squeeze out remaining shareholders. The percentage of shareholders needed varies between jurisdictions. For example, the United Kingdom requires shareholders owning 90% of the company to consent to squeeze out the other shareholders, while Germany requires 95%. Minority shareholders receive compensation in return for surrendering their shares.

squeeze-out

The forcing of stockholders to sell their stock. Majority holders of a company's stock may attempt a squeeze-out of minority stockholders in order to take complete control of the firm.
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It guards against partial tender offers, squeeze-outs, open market accumulations and other tactics to gain control of the Company without paying all shareholders an adequate premium value.
receive fair and equal treatment in the event of any proposed takeover of the Company and to guard against partial tender offers, squeeze-outs, share accumulations through open market or private purchases and other abusive tactics to gain control of Advanced Photonix, Inc.
Day, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mining Services International Corporation stated: "The Rights are designed to assure that all of MSI's stockholders receive fair and equal treatment in the event of any proposed takeover of the Company and to guard against partial tender offers, squeeze-outs, open market accumulations and other abusive tactics to gain voting control of MSI without paying all stockholders a control premium.
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The Rights are designed to assure that all of the shareholders of VIB Corp receive fair and equal treatment in the event of any proposed takeover of the Company, and to guard against partial tender offers, squeeze-outs and other abusive tactics to gain control of the Company without paying all shareholders a fair price.