takeover attempt

Definitions of takeover attempt
1

n an attempt to take control of a corporation

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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