takeover

Definition of takeover

take´o`ver
n.1.(Business, Finance) The acquisition of ownership of one company by another company, usually by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock or by exchanging stock of the purchasing company for that of the purchased company. It is a hostile takeover if the management of the company being taken over is opposed to the deal. A hostile takeover is sometimes organized by a corporate raider.

Related Words

arrogate, assume, countercoup, coup, coup d'etat, group action, October Revolution, putsch, Russian Revolution, seize, take over, usurp
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