Wortformen:(regular plural) hostile takeovers
nounRelated words More words connected with takeoversA black knight is someone making an unwelcome takeover attempt of a company. A poison pill is a way of trying to stop a takeover by doing something to make the company worth
much less if the takeover were successful. A tender offer is an offer to buy shares directly from shareholders at a higher than market price,
that can be part of a takeover bid or a share repurchase. (Finance: Corporate) A hostile takeover is a takeover of one company by another where the management is opposed to the acquisition.
⇒ The company is considering a restructuring to ward off a hostile takeover attempt by two European shipping concerns. ⇒ Faced with a hostile takeover bid from Simtec Inc., the company said it toughened its shareholder-rights plan. ⇒ A hostile takeover is a takeover of one company by another where the management is opposed to the acquisition.
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