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English definition of “share exchange offer”

share exchange offer

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE
an offer that a company makes to exchange its shares for those of the shareholders of another company that it wants to take over: In a friendly merger, the smaller company can agree to make the share exchange offer for the larger company in order to maintain its stock market listing.
(Definition of share exchange offer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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