Target firm

A firm that is the object of a takeover by another firm. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • Target cash balance — Optimal amount of cash for a firm to hold, considering the trade off between the opportunity costs of holding too much cash and the trading costs of holding too little cash. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * target cash balance UK US… …   Financial and business terms

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  • target company — Often used in risk arbitrage. firm chosen as an attractive takeover candidate by a potential acquirer. The acquirer may buy up to 5% of the target s stock without public disclosure, but it must report all transactions and supply other information …   Financial and business terms

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