proxy fight

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Noun1.proxy fight - a measure used by an acquirer to gain control of a takeover target; acquirer tries to persuade other shareholders that the management of the target should be replaced
takeover attempt - an attempt to take control of a corporation
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NEW YORK -- ISS, the world's leading provider of proxy voting and corporate governance services announced today that Chris Cernich has joined the firm as its Director of M&A and Proxy Fight Research.
The group has been preparing for a proxy fight to nominate a slate of four directors for a vote at the April 22 annual meeting.
Ichigo claimed that it became the first ever investment fund to win a proxy fight at a general meeting of shareholders in Japan.
7, when Acxiom also announced the agreement with ValueAct Capital Partners of San Francisco ending a proxy fight.
NO FIGHT: Van Nuys-based Puroflow avoided a proxy fight at its upcoming shareholders meeting by signing an agreement to give two seats on its board to representatives of Steel Partners L.
These days, any company that fails to listen to its major stockholders is asking for proxy fight trouble.
Girding for a proxy fight with the Sulzberger family majority owners, dissident shareholder Harbinger Capital Partners increased its stake in The New York Times Co.
of Little Rock said its proxy fight with ValueAct Capital Partners, along with other costs, will reduce the midpoint of its original fiscal 2007 earnings target by about 6 cents to 7 cents a share.
A proxy fight was waged, and a new board of directors was brought in.
com, which contains topical information pertaining to the proxy fight.
has reached an agreement with investors group Formation Capital for that group to end its proxy fight with the publicly traded nursing home chain.