Scorched Earth Defense

Knowledge Center

Summary, forum, best practices, expert tips and resources.


What is Scorched Earth Defense? Meaning.

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.

Scorched Earth Defense Special Interest Group

Special Interest Group (0 members)

Forum about Scorched Earth Defense  

Discussions about Scorched Earth Defense.

🔥 NEW Scorched Earth Defense Cases and Examples
Hi, do you know of a remarkable case or an interesting example of the use of a scorched earth defense as an anti-takeove (...)

Best Practices about Scorched Earth Defense

Here you find the most valuable discussions from the past.

Expert Tips about Scorched Earth Defense

Here you will find advices by experts.

Information Sources about Scorched Earth Defense

Here you will find powerpoints, videos, news, etc.

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

Special Interest Group Leader

Are you an expert in this field? Sign up for free


Return to Management Hub: Ethics & Responsibility  |  Finance & Investing  |  Strategy

More on Management  |  Return to Management Dictionary  | 


This ends our Scorched Earth Defense summary and forum.

About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.5 - Last updated: 11-7-2020. All names of their owners.