hostile takeover


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hostile takeover

n.
An acquisition of a firm despite resistance by the target firm's management and board of directors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hostile takeover - a takeover that is resisted by the management of the target company
takeover - a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
Translations
feindliche Übernahme
敵対的買収
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One of the shareholders of CAT Oil, Joma Industrial Source Courp Group -- led by Dijols --A plans a hostile takeover that was first announced in October 2014.
It was wrong that a debt-laden American multi-national was able to stage a hostile takeover of a successful British icon, dear to the hearts of the people of Birmingham and Britain and with a great tradition of philanthropy.
Its share price plunge has put the group at potential risk of a hostile takeover approach from rivals.
This was a hostile takeover of a successful, profitable group that Kraft saw as an opportunity to incorporate into its empire.
Contrary to APA's representations, our members have overwhelmingly expressed support for the AGP board's decision in rejecting this hostile takeover attempt," Mike Maranell, AGP's senior vice president for corporate and member relations, said in response to the offer.
The measures against hostile takeover bids include the so-called poison pill system to issue equity warrants for the purpose of diluting hostile takeover bidders' equity stakes to ward off their bids.
Fearing the possibility of hostile takeover bids, Daido Steel last year announced a plan to introduce anti-takeover measures including a request for bidders to specify their objectives and other details.
The petitions delivered to Senators reportedly say: 'I oppose US Airways' hostile takeover bid for Delta Air Lines because it would be bad for everyone.
Aer Lingus board on Friday strongly advised shareholders to take no action on Ryanair's hostile takeover offer of [euro]2.
firm shows how seriously they're taking this, but the question becomes what is an appropriate use of district money, and certainly trying to defend the school district from a takeover -- a hostile takeover -- might be considered an appropriate use," Stern said.
French and Luxemburg government resistance against the hostile takeover bid by Mittal Steel, the world's largest steelmaker, on behalf of its French/Luxembourg rival Arcelor;
It is time to consider legislation that eliminates the specter of the hostile takeover that hovers over American corporations.