standstill agreement

standstill agreement noun
An agreement between parties to respect the status quo, esp granting more time for repayment of a debt
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  • standstill agreement — contract by which the bidding firm in a takeover attempt agrees to limit its holdings of another firm. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * standstill agreement standstill agreement ➔ agreement * * * standstill agreement UK US noun [C] ► FINANCE… …   Financial and business terms

  • Standstill Agreement — A standstill agreement is usually an instrument of a hostile takeover defense, in which an unfriendly bidder agrees to limit its holdings of a target firm. In many cases, the target firm is willing to purchase the potential raider’s shares at a… …   Wikipedia

  • Standstill Agreement — 1. A contract that stalls or stops the process of a hostile takeover. The target firm either offers to repurchase the shares held by the hostile bidder, usually at a large premium, or asks the bidder to limit its holdings. This act will stop the… …   Investment dictionary

  • standstill agreement — n. agreement that everything should remain as is; agreement between a creditor country and a debtor country that requires extra time to repay its debt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • standstill agreement — 1) An agreement between two countries in which a debt owed by one to the other is held in abeyance until a specified date in the future. 2) An agreement between an unwelcome bidder for a company and the company, in which the bidder agrees to buy… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • standstill agreement — / stændstɪl əˌgri:mənt/ noun an agreement between a borrower and a lender that it is better to rengotiate the terms of the loan than for the lender to foreclose on the property used as security …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Standstill Agreement —    See London Conferences …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • standstill agreement — американский термин, обозначающей достигнутое сторонами соглашение о том, что на протяжении определенного периода времени они не будут предпринимать никаких шагов, обычно заключается в связи с уже ведущимся или планируемым судебным или… …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • agreement — a‧gree‧ment [əˈgriːmənt] noun [countable] 1. an arrangement or promise to do something, made by two or more people or organizations: • Under the agreement, the company will distribute our products in North America. • What happens if the warring… …   Financial and business terms

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