Scorched Earth Defense

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Scorched Earth Defense is a collection of anti takeover techniques in which the target company in a hostile takeover makes itself unattractive to the acquirer.

An example is the Crown Jewel Defense, or scheduling all debt to become due immediately after a merger.

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Compare with: Anti Hostile Takeover Mechanisms  |  Safe Harbor  |  Art of War (Sun Tzu)

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