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Bid

The price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the context of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price.

Bid

1. An offer by an investor to buy a security.

2. The highest price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. See also: Ask, Bid-ask spread.

bid

1. The price that a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Compare ask. See also best bid.
2. An offer to purchase something.

Bid.

The bid is the price a market maker or broker is willing to pay for a security, such as a stock or bond, at a particular time. In the real estate market, a bid is the amount a buyer offers to pay for a property.

bid

  1. an offer by one company to purchase all or the majority of the SHARES of another company as a means of effecting a TAKEOVER. The bid price offered by the predator for the voting shares in the victim company must generally exceed the current market price of those shares, the difference being a premium which the predator must pay for control of the company. However, on occasions, the market price of the shares may subsequently rise to exceed the initial bid price where investors either feel that the bid price undervalues the company, or where investors anticipate, for example, the possibility of a second party making a higher bid. The offer price could be paid solely in cash, or in a mix of cash and shares in the acquirer's own company, or solely in terms of the acquirer's shares (called a paper bid). In order to finance a takeover bid, a predator company may raise loans. See TAKEOVER BID (leveraged bid).
  2. an offer to purchase an item (for example, a house or antique vase) which has been put up for sale at a specified price or is to be sold subject to receipt of ‘other prices’. The latter may occur at an AUCTION where a number of would-be buyers each put in a bid for an item, the final sale going to the highest bidder unless a predetermined ‘reserve’ has been set but not reached.

bid

  1. 1an offer by one company to purchase all or the majority of the SHARES of another company as a means of effecting a TAKEOVER. The bid price offered by the predator for the voting shares in the victim company must generally exceed the current market price of those shares, the difference being a premium that the predator must pay for control of the company On occasions, however, the market price of the shares may subsequently rise to exceed the initial bid price where investors either feel that the bid price undervalues the company or where investors anticipate, for example, the possibility of a second party making a higher bid. The offer price could be paid solely in cash, or in a mix of cash and shares in the acquirer's own company, or solely in terms of the acquirer's shares (called a paper bid). In order to finance a takeover bid, a predator company may raise loans. See TAKEOVER BID (leveraged bid).
  2. an indication of willingness to purchase an item that is for sale at the prevailing selling price. This may occur at auction when many purchasers bid for items on sale, the final sale going to the purchaser offering the highest price unless a predetermined reserve price has been set that was not reached. See AUCTION.

bid

(1) An offer to purchase at a specific price, usually at an auction or foreclosure.(2) An offer to complete specified work for a certain price,usually presented in the context of a request for sealed bids to complete government work.
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Bidders shall submit the above-mentioned documents (except tender proposal and bank guarantee) to participate in the tender until 18:00, December 06, 2018 and tender proposal and bank guarantee in sealed, signed with double envelopes at 18:00, December 17, 2018 to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Bina settlement, AZ 1044, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.
He said that the successful bidder would install LED screen at The Mall Plaza near GPO Saddar where the advertisement footages would be played.
Once [Auctioneer.sub.j] receives all bids from bidders, it compares all bidding prices and chooses the highest bidding one among bidders as the winner.
Further, it may be noted that as per Public Procurement Rules, the bidder with the lowest evaluated bid (not the lowest announced bid) shall be awarded the procurement contract.
The exposure risk affects bidders differently in simultaneous and sequential auctions for two complements, say product A and product B.
Bidders who cannot give a clear certificate will need to to provide an "explanatory statement" setting out any mitigating factors - for example, the bidder no longer engages in tax planning.
As noted, there is little time for potential bidders to get their ducks in a row, but in many senses is reasonable given that new bidders have access to all information that has been involved in the Greenberg/Ryan bid without having to make any investments to counter.
The primary analysis of this paper examines another reason why past studies may have underestimated the degree to which the seller's reputation is reflected in the bid amounts of at least some bidders. Bidders who have more experience in the Internet auction market may value the seller's reputation more highly than bidders who have little or no experience in the market.
It also requires a timely disclosure of accurate and complete information by bidders with respect to determinations of non-responsibility and debarment.
Those bidders included the Whitman/ Appaloosa Group, the firm working with Alpharetta, Ga.-based investor Formation Capital LLC, which has been trying to acquire Fort Smith, Ark.-headquartered BEI since December 2004.
Our findings also show that bidders who conduct unrelated acquisitions experience larger excess cash flow declines and valuation discounts than do bidders who engage in related acquisitions.
Trumpeting the title "Decrease your Erdos number!" the auction presented bidders with the chance to collaborate on a research project with the seller, who had collaborated with someone who had collaborated with someone who had collaborated with someone who had collaborated with Paul Erdos, the Hungarian mathematical prodigy who died in 1996.