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- ‘These state that acquirers of more than 1% or more of a target company have to be disclosed by midday the day after purchase.’
- ‘At its annual meeting last week, it confirmed it was conducting due diligence with a small number of potential acquirers, but would not be drawn on details.’
- ‘Preliminary discussions are underway with potential acquirers for all or parts of these activities.’
- ‘Rising activity has split the sector into two camps: potential acquirers and likely takeover candidates.’
- ‘Hedge funds are viewed as the most likely acquirers, seeking a stake of over 3% in the company.’
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