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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That is likely to mean Real will be able to make a low ball offer to sign Hazard, with the Blues desperate not to see one of their best players leave for free.
Was not interested in entertaining low ball offer that was sent.
In light of the Board of Directors and the Special Committee accepting the low ball offer price implied by the initial announcement of the 0.68 : 1.00 share ratio, we sent another letter to Alps and Alpine to reiterate our interest in buying Alpine and expressed our interest in purchasing the Company for JPY2,400 per share, a 10% premium to the current implied takeover price by Alps.
"If you want to make a low ball offer please don't waste my time or yours," his ad says.
After a competitor approached him with an unsolicited but low ball offer to buy his company, he started to think about selling.
But King Kong Boxing ruled out the prospect, accusing Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn of making 'low ball offers' and accusing him of using Ortiz as 'a gimmick'.
Eskom however had scrapped long-term cost-plus contracts, and made low ball offers for short term deliveries.
"However, buyers should not take this signal of reasonableness as an invitation to charge in with even further low ball offers on already softened prices." (The costliest deal Luxhabitat was involved in last year was for Dh60 million.)
And if you don't know current market pay rates, how can you negotiate low ball offers or proffered peanut pay increases?
Coming Soon signs, in their opinion, are attracting low ball offers from real estate investors or buyers that are trying to submit an offer before the property's full value is realized.