Any-and-All Bid

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DEFINITION

A bid made to purchase all stock being offered at a specific price. Add-and all bid is the actual order given for the purchase of shares at the price.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS

Any and all bids are commonly used by companies attempting takeovers. The acquiring company will place an order to buy any stock being offered for a set duration or up to a set quantity.

For example, if company A wanted to acquire 50% of company B's stock, they may place an any and all bid for $10. This would result in company A buying any shares being offered on public exchanges for $10 or less.


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