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hostile takeover

noun as in takeover bid

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In this day and age in America, whenever a company is faced with a hostile takeover through a tender offer, they adopt a so-called poison pill.

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He was an alleged extortion victim of Bulger, who had engaged in a hostile takeover of a liquor store that Rakes once owned.

So it goes with the attempted hostile takeover of FreedomWorks by three Republican insiders from the old guard.

And if boardroom fashion can be a game of strategic intimidation, then these clothes are akin to a hostile takeover.

We are not going to effect a hostile takeover of my friends.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hostile takeover, such as: leveraged buyout, take over, and leverage.

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