Definition of 'takeover'

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He wants to protect firms from takeovers forced through by hedge funds seeking a shortterm profit. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Bank takeovers do not figure frequently in this column. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Failure would result in a government takeover. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The criticism and the whispers of a takeover bid have subsided. Times, Sunday Times (2006)German businesses rarely succumb to hostile takeovers, such is the nature of their shareholdings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What sort of message does this Government takeover give to both the predators and the prey? Times, Sunday Times (2008)If he hits 30% he has to launch a takeover bid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And he has put together a 25million takeover bid. The Sun (2010)The double vote would apply on one issue and one issue only -- the prospective takeover of the company. Thompson, Sir Peter Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)Canadian miners whose proposed merger is under pressure from hostile takeover bids, reaffirmed their support for their planned union. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The result would be an embarrassing U-turn for family members if they are forced into a takeover bid for the company. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many mergers are arranged amicably, but in other cases one firm will make a hostile takeover bid for the other. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)He had backed a European takeover bid while she had backed an American one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Here is a consoling thought, as you ponder the implications of the first government takeover of a British bank in a quarter of a century. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The American drugs group stalking the British pharmaceuticals company had to make an embarrassing climbdown after claiming that it had secured shareholder support for its takeover bid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'takeover'

British English: takeover /ˈteɪkˌəʊvə/ NOUN
A takeover is the act of gaining control of a company by buying a majority of its shares.
...the proposed takeover of the bank.
  • American English: takeover
  • Arabic: اِسْتِلام
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aquisição de controle
  • Chinese: 接管
  • Croatian: preuzimanje
  • Czech: převzetí
  • Danish: overtagelse
  • Dutch: overname
  • European Spanish: absorción
  • Finnish: yritysvaltaus
  • French: rachat
  • German: Übernahme
  • Greek: ανάληψη
  • Italian: acquisizione
  • Japanese: 企業買収
  • Korean: 인수
  • Norwegian: overtakelse
  • Polish: przejęcie
  • European Portuguese: aquisição de controlo
  • Romanian: preluare
  • Russian: переход руководства
  • Latin American Spanish: absorción
  • Swedish: uppköp
  • Thai: การครอบครอง
  • Turkish: devralma
  • Ukrainian: поглинання
  • Vietnamese: sự tiếp quản


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