Tender Offer Makes A Comeback

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 7:01 PM EST) -- Once on its way to becoming a deal structure relic, the friendly tender offer is back in vogue, with deal makers increasingly dusting off the strategy and becoming reacquainted with its particular charms as well as its potential complications.

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission clarified the rules concerning tender offers in 2006, it set the stage for the recent tender offer revival, but the particulars of the current deal climate have nurtured the tender offer's return to popularity, experts say.

Before 2006, few deal...
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