Anti Hostile Takeover Mechanisms

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Summary

The term Hostile Takeover refers to the situation in which 1. the Board of Directors of the target corporation rejects the buyout offer, fights the acquisition and recommends to the shareholders not to accept the offer by the acquiring company, but the acquirer continues to pursue it, or 2. makes the offer directly after having announced its firm intention to make an offer.

See also: Friendly Takeover.


A Hostile Takeover normally occurs only with publicly traded companies, as it requires the acquirer to bypass the board of directors and purchase the shares from other sources.


Anti Hostile Takeover Protection Mechanisms or Poison Pills

A great number of protective mechanisms against unwanted or unfriendly takeovers exist. Often these antitakeover tactics appear to serve the needs of managers (risking to lose their job) rather than those of the shareholders:

The above mechanisms may be or may not be perceived as legal or ethical depending on the legal system and culture. It's interesting from a Framing perspective, that many of the terms for anti-takeover techniques have very negative associations attached to it. Also called Shark Repellent.


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Compare with: Mergers and Acquisitions  |  Leveraged Buy-Out  |  Management Buy-out  |  Acquisition Integration Approaches  |  Outsourcing  |  Organizational Resilience

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