takeover attempt

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an attempt to take control of a corporation

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In particular hostile takeover attempts have mostly failed and the number of hostile takeovers remains very low.
Their response was to create a holding company that would thwart any takeover attempts.
The UK's third biggest grocer - which was the subject of two separate takeover attempts in 2007 - rose more than 10% at one stage.
Ownership of players by third parties who might be able to influence a club is forbidden, and the South American pair were part-owned by MSI, the company run by Iran-born businessman Kia Joorabchian who then became involved in a takeover attempt for the club.
MANCHESTER United hope to avert any takeover attempt by Malcolm Glazer for at least six months by succeeding with a 'put up or shut-up' notice from the Takeover Panel.
There has never been a successful hostile takeover here, and most market observers would say that there has only been one truly hostile takeover attempt in recent years: the offer by M & A Consulting to acquire Shoei in 2000.
The filing added that EMR did not wish to make a hostile takeover attempt.
Not just because it was the first hostile takeover attempt of a Hawaii hank in recent memory, but also because it brought the "local" question to the forefront once again.
As a result, TAM 9144042 concludes that professional fees incurred in resisting a takeover attempt "will not uniformly be classified as either currently deductible under section 162 of the Code or capitalizable under section 263 of the Code.
The court concluded this was not a hostile takeover attempt.
After a temporary restraining order was imposed on Z's takeover attempt, X and Z entered into a settlement and standstill agreement under which X agreed to pay Z for the repurchase of X's stock, and to reimburse Z for amounts incurred in connection with the tender offer.
Goodyear survived a hostile takeover attempt but at a serious cost.
Whether a hostile takeover attempt will be successful is greatly dependent on the defensive measures that have been implemented long before the tender offer is launched.
IsoRay's Board believes that a rights plan is prudent to protect the long-term interests of IsoRay and its shareholders in the event of an unsolicited takeover attempt.
Qatari investment fund Delta Two pulled its potential multi-billion pound offer earlier this month, less than a year after a private equity takeover attempt also fell by the wayside.