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"
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The company, which owns Manchester's Trafford Centre and Gateshead's Metrocentre, had a torrid 2018 following two failed takeover attempts and amid tough trading conditions for retailers, with a number seeking rescue deals with creditors or falling into administration.
Intu - which owns 17 centres across the UK and three in Spain - had a torrid 2018 following two failed takeover attempts amid tough trading conditions for retailers.
Fewer account takeover attempts Pindrop adds layers of security that look for risk factors in the information a caller cannot control, instead of relying on what the caller is actually saying.
The company is probably referring to the raft of M&A deals and takeover attempts the Austrian and German real estate sectors have witnessed recently.
In particular hostile takeover attempts have mostly failed and the number of hostile takeovers remains very low.
In 2011, 12 percent of account takeover attempts resulted in money leaving the banks, while in 2009, 70 percent of attacks involved money leaving the banks, said the survey, released Wednesday.
Martin Marietta is now allowed to resume its takeover attempts after in September a Delaware judge lifted an injunction imposed on it in May over committing breaches of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan.
Martin Marietta is now allowed to resume its takeover attempts after in September a Delaware judge lifted an injunction imposed on it in May over committing breaches of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan.Country: USASector: Construction/Real EstateTarget: Vulcan Materials Company Buyer: Martin Marietta Materials IncType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Speculation
There have been some major mergers and takeover attempts recently that made big news, most notably the failed AT&T/T-Mobile deal.
Speculation is mounting over the group's efforts to raise capital, with reports that it has launched a hunt to find a strategic investor in a Barclays-style move to ward off hostile takeover attempts.
Speculation is mounting over the group's efforts to raise capital - with reports that it has launched a hunt to find a strategic investor in a move to ward off hostile takeover attempts.
The UK's third biggest grocer - which was the subject of two separate takeover attempts in 2007 - rose more 10 per cent at one stage.