Meaning of “anti-takeover” in the English Dictionary


"anti-takeover" in Business English

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anti-takeoveradjective [ before noun ]

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FINANCE used to describe the actions a company takes to prevent it from being bought by another:

anti-takeover defences/measures/provisions The board would like a higher price in exchange for dropping its anti-takeover defenses and entering into a friendly merger agreement.

(Definition of “anti-takeover” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)