friendly takeover

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Noun1.friendly takeover - a takeover that is welcomed by the management of the target company
takeover - a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
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Porte Brown, which now employs more than 75 people, has more than doubled its size over the past five years, by acquiring seven firms through friendly acquisitions, and by providing outstanding, value-added services to its clients in the fields of manufacturing and distribution, construction, not for profit, professional services, individuals and grocery and food services.
We prefer friendly acquisitions to hostile rake-overs: a good relationship with the acquired company's people is key to a successful integration.
There could be friendly acquisitions, based on routine negotiations with property owners.
Audit committees must ensure that these primary oversight and control structures also are comprehensive and flexible enough to address potential hazards to organizational stability - including global competition, deregulation, transformations (flattenings or re-engineerings that change the fundamentals of the way a firm is organized and operates), transitions (hostile takeovers, friendly acquisitions, mergers, etc.