anti-takeover defense


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resistance to or defense against a hostile takeover

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PeopleSoft claims these men are hired guns, nominated merely to do Oracle's bidding on the board, to remove "poison pill" anti-takeover defenses for example, without regard for the interests of shareholders.
Although management asserts that "even at the lawmaking stage, the Revised Law was never intended to have any effect on the legal framework for takeover defense measures, and its purpose is not necessarily the same as the objective inherent in takeover defense measures," the Revised Law accomplishes the same thing as anti-takeover defenses.
Anti-takeover defenses available under the new law include special shares that their issuer could convert into nonvoting shares to reduce voting rights of a hostile takeover bidder.
Icahn also fails to tell you that, while he refused to support this offer to acquire ImClone Systems at a premium to the then market price, he has nevertheless repeatedly sought to dismantle the Company's anti-takeover defenses designed to protect all stockholders from coercive and unfair takeover tactics.
New Japanese law enacted for anti-takeover defenses, easier M&As
Iwai Securities to develop anti-takeover defenses before IPO
The Dissident Shareholders believe that anti-takeover defenses are contrary to good corporate governance and not in the best interest of the shareholders.
The merger agreement would be conditioned on the same terms as the Cegedim merger agreement, including the removal of your anti-takeover defenses.
French said: "The company has a strong arsenal of anti-takeover defenses that can allow current management to reject a takeover offer, even if it provides a significant premium to shareholders.
He is highly experienced in all aspects of corporate finance, as well as SEC reporting, shareholder relations, and anti-takeover defenses.
Food and Drug Administration or other government regulation, the possibility of product-related liabilities, risks and uncertainties related to the Year 2000, possible failures or defects in the performance of the Company's software and the possibility that the Company's anti-takeover defenses could delay or prevent an acquisition of the Company.
Food and Drug Administration or other government regulation, the possibility of product-related liabilities, possible failures or defects in the performance of the Company's software, the possibility that the Company's anti-takeover defenses could delay or prevent an acquisition of the Company, and uncertainties related to the Year 2000.