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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 late last year, Suncor offered a hostile bid to acquire all stocks in its rival player for an estimated price of $3 billion.
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.
Industry sources said a hostile bid could come as early as today.
Los Angeles-based PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW) has launched a hostile bid to purchase First California Financial Group (First California) (NASDAQ: FCAL).
Equinox Minerals Ltd, a Canada-based copper mining company, is planning to make a hostile bid on February 28, 2011 for rival Lundin Mining Corporation (Lundin).
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.
Korea National Oil Corporation said its hostile bid for Dana Petroleum, based in Aberdeen, had won support from holders of 64.
An analyst who did not wish to be named said Dana s first-half results were in line with his forecasts and he had not expected any comment on the hostile bid.
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.
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.
lt;h1>Kraft's hostile bid for Cadbury notified to the EU</h1>