Definition of reverse takeover in English:

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reverse takeover

noun

Finance
A takeover of a public company by a smaller company.
Example sentences
  • Shire has little surplus cash in its balance sheet, so a paper-based reverse takeover via a share exchange would be the most probable route to a takeover.
  • Meanfiddler.com began trading on Monday, following the reverse takeover of its parent, Mean Fiddler.
  • ‘These transactions are at an advanced stage and one possible transaction may constitute a reverse takeover, if concluded,’ the company said.

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Syllabification: re·verse take·o·ver

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