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merger

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a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

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In response to the hostile bid, Canadian Oil Sands adopted a shareholder rights plan that acted as a poison pill, and urged investors to reject what it called a substantially undervalued Suncor bid.
International Resource News-February 28, 2011--Equinox Minerals Ltd planning hostile bid for Lundin Mining Corp(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
According to most analysts, with the current move SeLoger.com wants to defend itself from a hostile bid on behalf of German publisher Axel Springer (SPR:ETR).
Summary: BHP Billiton is facing a major financial hit as a result of its failed hostile bid for PotashCorp.
MINING giant BHP Billiton was facing a pounds 218m hit on its failed hostile bid for PotashCorp after the deal was blocked by the Canadian government.
The news comes one month after KNOC launched a hostile bid for the group, which has operations in Europe and North Africa, for 1.87 billion pounds (2.3 billion euros, 2.9 billion dollars) or 1,800 pence per share.
Korea National Oil Corporation said its hostile bid for Dana Petroleum, based in Aberdeen, had won support from holders of 64.3% of Dana's shares.
LONDON: Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) KOILC.UL said it was not changing its $2.6 billion hostile bid for Dana Petroleum (DNX.L) after the UK oil explorer posted a 42 percent jump in profit on output at the bottom of its range.
19 August 2010 - S&P today put its investment-grade A- rating on Canadian potash producer Athabasca Potash (TSE:API) on "developing" watch, meaning it could take any direction, following Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton's (ASX:BHP; LON:BHP) hostile bid.
CADBURY investors sent a clear message to Kraft yesterday that the US food giant would need to pay more to succeed with their hostile bid for the Dairy Milk maker.
The confectioner is facing a hostile bid from US-based food company Kraft.
Cadbury is to make public its response to the hostile bid by US food giant Kraft on Monday, ahead of the launch of a campaign by Unite the union to keep the chocolate maker independent.
<h1>Kraft's hostile bid for Cadbury notified to the EU</h1>
ASTELLAS PHARMA INC., Japan's second-largest drugmaker, withdrew a $1 billion hostile bid for CV Therapeutics Inc.