Shark Repellant

Business / Finance / Shark Repellant: Often used in risk arbitrage. Examples are golden parachutes, poison pills, safe harbor, and scorched-earth policy. Porcupine provision. Amendment to company charter intended to protect it against takeover.

Water Repellant

Life Style / Painting / Water Repellant: Any finish that prevents penetration of water into the substrate. MORE

Game Shark

Entertainment / Video Games / Game Shark: A product that because popular in the late 90's that let you use 'cheat' codes on your games. MORE

Shark Watcher

Business / Finance / Shark Watcher: Often used in risk arbitrage. Firm specializing in the early detection of takeover activity. Such a firm, whose primary business is usually the solicitation of proxies for client corporations, monitor MORE

Shark Repellant

Business / Finance / Shark Repellant: Often used in risk arbitrage. Examples are golden parachutes, poison pills, safe harbor, and scorched-earth policy. Porcupine provision. Amendment to company charter intended to protect it against tak MORE

Loan Sharking

Business / Debt / Loan Sharking: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. MORE

Shrinkage

Business / Finance / Shrinkage: A legal barrier, such as a scorched-earth policy or shark repellant system, that firms use to prevent a takeover. MORE

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