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takeover attempt

Definitions of takeover attempt
  1. noun
    an attempt to take control of a corporation
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    types:
    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
    type of:
    attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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