takeover attempt

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Noun1.takeover attempt - an attempt to take control of a corporation
bear hug - a takeover bid so attractive that the directors of the target company must approve it or risk shareholder protest
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
attempt, effort, try, endeavor, endeavour - earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"