SMALL BUSINESS DICTIONARY

The Yahoo Small Business Dictionary defines, explains, and cross-references more than 1,800 key small business words, phrases, acronyms, and concepts, covering topics including small business finance, management, sales, startup, exit strategy, and growth. To use the dictionary, type a word in the search box or click a letter to browse the listings alphabetically.

Two-tier bid

Takeover bid in which the acquirer offers to pay more for the shares needed to gain control than for the remaining shares, or to

Glossary provided by Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance at Duke University.
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