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Definition of

sale by tender


sale to party invited to make offer the sale of an asset to interested parties who have been invited to make an offer. The asset is sold to the party that makes the highest offer.

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    Subsequently, they should try to execute the strategy implied by the spreadsheet. Clearly, this is not the same thing as maximizing short-term objectives such as profits or earnings per share. For example, a private banker who sells a bad product to his clients may see bank profits rise as a result of the fees, but the value of his business will go down if, as a result of that sale, the client leaves the bank
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Definitions of ’sale by tender’ and meaning of ’sale by tender’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’sale by tender’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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