The presented article has mainly a nature of theoretical discussion on the issue of squeeze out. The squeeze out entitles a majority shareholder to exercise his rights to buy out remaining shares of an offeree company. It a specific transaction mechanism with an impact on shareholders, offeree company, procedural regulation of the transfer of ownership rights arising from shares, methodological aspects of determining a squeeze out price of shares of minority shareholders, efficiency of capital markets etc. In case of Slovakia, the squeeze out has been used for more than one decade, however the number of such kind transactions is low. The main objective of the article is to point on specifics of that transaction and methodological aspects of determination of a general value of shares as a criterion of a fair price relying on basic attributes of procedural regulation of squeeze out in Slovakia, synthesis of knowledge from empirical studies, existing legal and financial theory as well practical experience one of the authors.
Author: Iveta Sedláková, Katarína Kramárová, Ladislav Vagner
Keywords: consideration, fair price, general value, share, squeeze out