takeover attempt(redirected from Take-Over Attempt)
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|Noun||1.||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