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Upset price

The minimum price at which a seller of property will accept a bid at an auction.
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Reserve Price

At an auction, the price below which the owner of the item may refuse to sell. For example, if the reserve price is $1,000, and bidding does not rise above $900, the owner may withdraw the item from the auction. The reserve price is also called the upset price.
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upset price

See reserve price.

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78 Quoted from Samuel Spring, "Upset Prices in Corporate Reorganizations," 492, 498.
If we look at the upset price from the point of view of the reorganization committee we see that [it] has an idea of how much money can be raised by the plan and inferentially how much can be spared for dissenting bondholders.
27 Joseph Weiner, "Conflicting Functions of the Upset Price in a Corporate Reorganization," Columbia Law Review 27 (Feb.