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.
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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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This indicated that while hostile acquisitions did not particularly lead to efficiency gains, they did tend to lead to cuts in employment and output as parts of the vanquished were sold.
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The market for hostile acquisitions and leveraged buyouts all but closed; a market for proxy struggles and shareholder proposals rapidly opened.