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
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Translations
feindliche Übernahme
敵対的買収
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The Czech Republic was chosen as a springboard for Chinese investment in Europe with politicians easing the way.What should have been a gateway for the Chinese into the European market ended with a partial hostile takeover of a Chinese firm and threats on Twitter.
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GKN, based in Redditch, is set to discover whether investors have accepted a hostile takeover proposal from Birminghambased Melrose Industries.
China Vanke Co., the mainland's largest property developer by sales, said Friday it will acquire a unit of Shenzhen Metro Group for 45.6 billion yuan ($6.9 billion) via a new share issue, in a possible attempt to ward off a potential hostile takeover.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Trust (Gates Foundation) and Cascade Investment (Cascade) have called on Saint-Gobain to extend the terms of its hostile takeover bid for construction chemicals giant Sika to all of its shareholders.
The company's previous board resigned on February 20 amid an ongoing hostile takeover dispute.
In particular hostile takeover attempts have mostly failed and the number of hostile takeovers remains very low.
adopted a so-called poison pill to discourage a hostile takeover after rebuffing a $3.2 billion buyout offer from Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.