hostile takeover(redirected from Unfriendly takeover)
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Related to Unfriendly takeover: hostile takeover, hostile tender offer, Hostile Acquisition, Hostile bid, Take Over Bid
An acquisition of a firm despite resistance by the target firm's management and board of directors.
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