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offer the olive branch (to someone)

To extend an offer or gesture of peace, reconciliation, truce, etc. (to someone), so as to end a disagreement or dispute. (Can also be formulated as "offer someone the olive branch.") The conservatives in Congress seem to be offering the olive branch to Democrats on the issue of raising the debt ceiling. If you find yourself in a spat with a friend, try to be the bigger person and be the one to offer the olive branch. I was still hurt by the way my parents had lied to me, but I decided to offer them the olive branch at Christmas.
See also: branch, offer, olive

offer an olive branch (to someone)

To extend an offer or gesture of peace, reconciliation, truce, etc. (to someone), so as to end a disagreement or dispute. (Can also be formulated as "offer someone an olive branch.") The conservatives in Congress seem to be offering an olive branch to Democrats on the issue of raising the debt ceiling. If you find yourself in a spat with a friend, try to be the bigger person and be the one to offer an olive branch. I was still hurt by the way my parents had lied to me, but I decided to offer them an olive branch at Christmas.
See also: branch, offer, olive

peace offering

An item or gesture extended to another person to express remorse or forgiveness. After they had their first big argument, Mark brought Monica a box of her favorite chocolate as a peace offering.
See also: offering, peace

a peace offering

something that you give to someone to show that you are sorry or that you want to be friendly, especially after you have argued with them I took Beth some flowers as a peace offering.
See also: offering, peace
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23 Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) - Offerings and Strategies
In particular, the disclosure and due diligence processes associated with Rule 144A offerings may be novel for these kinds of issuers.
REIT offerings usually involve complex partnership arrangements and often receive intense scrutiny from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
They are issued in connection with offerings that must be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in accordance with the Securities Act of 1933 (the act).
Warning companies about accepting such offerings, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and the Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB) noted in their April 1987 joint Investor Alert that "blank-check offerings do not identify any proposed intent whatsoever.
Traditionally, these units provide services for non-credit offerings in different ways, with each unit maintaining its own process for setting up an offering, registering participants into an offering, taking participant payments, providing access for services needed by the participants, and managing the participant rosters and data.
In general, debates about the fairness of demutualization have revolved around particular conversion methods, with little or no attention given to the pricing of initial public offerings.
This report provides a detailed exploration of the current state of mass affluent offerings and premier banking services around the world, and constructs a prototype mass affluent offering based upon the analysis of case studies, which draws out the critical factors involved in creating a successful proposition.
BB&T AND PEOPLES FEDERAL ANNOUNCE REGULATORY APPROVAL OF CONVERSION AND ACQUISITION, SOLICITATION OF MEMBERS, COMMENCEMENT OF STOCK OFFERINGS
When available, prospectus supplements relating to the proposed offerings may be obtained from: Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking, Attn: Prospectus Department, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220, (718) 765-6732.
The estimated net proceeds to the Company from these offerings are expected to be approximately $477 million, which the Company intends to use to purchase mortgage-backed securities and for general corporate purposes.
Although the tender offer is expected to close on April 24, 2006, there can be no assurance that the tender offer will be subscribed for in any amount, in which case the net proceeds from the offerings would be used for general corporate purposes, which may include the redemption of debt and the purchase of aircraft.
The common stock offering and senior subordinated convertible note offering were conducted as separate public offerings by means of separate prospectus supplements.