Fair Price in Squeeze-Out Transactions

Feliksas Miliutis


‘Squeeze-out” is considered as a situation, where a controlling shareholder exercises his legal right to oblige the minority shareholders of a targeted listed company to sell their shares of the target to him, which brings the target company private. This article discusses the topic of fair squeeze-out compensation from both European and US (Delaware) perspectives. The author of this paper argues that though legal settings of squeeze-outs and determination of fair compensation of squeeze-out differs from country to country, some general insights might be identified that in their own turn would allow to identify main practical and theoretical problems of protection of minority/majority shareholders’ rights related with the fair squeeze-out compensation.


squeeze-out; takeover-bid; merger; fair price; fair value

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.13165/SMS-13-5-3-06


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