Hostile Takeover

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Hostile Takeover: A leveraged purchase of a company that goes against the wishes of the target company's management and board of directors.

Other Words for Hostile

Hostile Adjective Synonyms: warring, belligerent, bellicose, warlike, combative, militant, aggressive
Hostile Noun Synonyms: opposed, antagonistic, contrary, against, anti, adverse, averse, loath

Takeover Target

Business / Finance / Takeover Target: General term referring to transfer of control of a firm from one group of shareholders to another group of shareholders. Change in the controlling interest of a corporation, either through a friendly MORE

Bust-Up Takeover

Business / Finance / Bust-Up Takeover: A leveraged buyout in which the buyer sells off the assets of the target_company to repay the debt that financed the takeover. MORE

Hostile Environment Harassment

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Hostile Environment Harassment: Sexual or other discriminatory conduct that is so severe and pervasive that it interferes with an individual’s ability to perform the job, creates an intimidating, offensive, threatening or humiliat MORE

Friendly Takeover

Business / Finance / Friendly Takeover: The 'stickiness' involved in making transactions; the total process including time, effort, money, and tax effects of gathering information and making a transaction such as buying a stock or borrowing MORE

Hostile Takeover

Business / Finance / Hostile Takeover: The security to which a warrant is attached. MORE


Business / Finance / Takeover: A cash surplus generated by the sale of one block of securities and the purchase of another, e.g., selling a block of bonds at 99 and buying another block at 95. Also, a bid made to a seller of a secu MORE