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reverse takeover

n.
A takeover of a larger company by a smaller company, especially one involving a scheme to convert a private company into a public one or to relocate a company to another jurisdiction that results in the owners of the acquired company having a controlling interest in the merged company. Also called reverse acquisition, reverse merger.
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reverse takeover

n
(Commerce) finance the purchase of a larger company by a smaller company, esp of a public company by a private company
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Calling this transaction a 'reverse takeover,' the Philippine Stock Exchange suspended trading on shares of PHA for an indefinite period starting Wednesday pending the disclosure of more information.
Under the reverse takeover, GKN shareholders would own around 57% of the combined group and would become "major participants in the potential future value creation in both the GKN and Melrose businesses", Melrose said.
Dubai: London Stock Exchange-listed Al Noor Hospitals Group PLC on Tuesday confirmed it has received a aACAyhighly preliminary' indication of interest from Abu Dhabi-based VPS Healthcare Group, following its proposed reverse takeover of South Africa's Mediclinic International Ltd last week.
FRENCH firm Schneider Electric is to take control of engineering software maker Aveva in a PS550m "reverse takeover" deal - two years after it swooped for Britain's Invensys.
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WRAGGE & Co's Public Companies team has completed the reverse takeover of cloud service provider Nasstar.