(1) In this Chapter “associate”, in relation to an offeror, means—
(a) a nominee of the offeror,
(b) a holding company, subsidiary or fellow subsidiary of the offeror or a nominee of such a holding company, subsidiary or fellow subsidiary,
(c) a body corporate in which the offeror is substantially interested,
(d) a person who is, or is a nominee of, a party to a share acquisition agreement with the offeror, or
(e) (where the offeror is an individual) his spouse or civil partner and any minor child or step-child of his.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1)(b) a company is a fellow subsidiary of another body corporate if both are subsidiar
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