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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From these hubs, new spokes may emerge as smaller local firms are obtained through friendly acquisitions.
Kalish adds that even friendly acquisitions would be complex because of widespread interlocking relationships.
We prefer friendly acquisitions to hostile rake-overs: a good relationship with the acquired company's people is key to a successful integration.