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Definition of

hostile takeover

Mergers & Acquisitions

unwelcome acquisition of firm the acquisition by a company of a controlling interest in the voting share capital of another company whose directors or stockholders are opposed to the action.

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Definitions of ’hostile takeover’ and meaning of ’hostile takeover’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’hostile takeover’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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