Proxy Fight

Business / Finance / Proxy Fight: Often used in risk arbitrage. Technique used by an acquiring company to attempt to gain control of a takeover target. The acquirer tries to persuade the shareholders of the target company that the present management of the firm should be ousted in favor of a slate of directors favorable to the acquirer, thus enabling the acquiring company to gain control of the company without paying a premium price.

Other Words for Fight

Fight Adjective Synonyms: contend (with), battle, conflict (with), encounter, war (against), engage, clash, take up arms (against), feud (with), combat, bear or take up arms (against), brawl, struggle or strive (with or against), cross swords (with), close (with)
Fight Verb Synonyms: argue, dispute, bicker, quarrel, wrangle, squabble, spat, tiff, fall out (over), have words, disagree, row, altercate, debate
Fight Noun Synonyms: pugnacity, mettle, militancy, belligerence, truculence, spirit, pluck, zeal, enthusiasm, zest
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Other Words for Proxy

Proxy Verb Synonyms: substitute, agent, delegate, surrogate, representative, factor
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Proxy Contest

Business / Finance / Proxy Contest: A battle for the control of a firm in which a dissident group seeks, from the firm's other shareholders, the right to vote those shareholders' shares in favor of the dissident group's slate of directo MORE

Proxy Fight

Business / Finance / Proxy Fight: Often used in risk arbitrage. Technique used by an acquiring company to attempt to gain control of a takeover target. The acquirer tries to persuade the shareholders of the target company that the pre MORE

Proxy Server

Technology / Computers / Proxy Server: A server that acts as an intermediary between a workstation user and the internet so that the enterprise can ensure security, administrative control, and caching service. A proxy server is associated MORE

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