Unconditional Bid

Unconditional Bid

In a takeover of a publicly-traded company, an offer to pay a stated price per share, regardless of how many shares the acquirer purchases. An unconditional bid is most common after the acquirer already has a majority stake in the target company.
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Offers should be accompanied by an unconditional bid bond of 5% of the total value of the tender and be vaild for 180 days from the last date of tender submission.
However, despite "intensive discussions" taking place today and into the night the takeover saga shows no signs of reaching a conclusion soon with Duff and Phelps frustrated in their attempts to get an unconditional bid on the table.
"By the end of June, I had an unconditional bid from Nanjing for the whole company," he said.
Majority shareholder Penman has accepted an unconditional bid of pounds 300,000 and will officially hand over the club at the start of the week.
He said: "We have made it crystal clear that to announce a preferred bidder we need definitive, unconditional bids on the table."
Bob Braddock,centre co-ordinator, said:``We have received six offers and split them into conditional and unconditional bids.