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Definition 1: a measure undertaken by a corporation to discourage unwanted takeover attempts - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shark repellent in the sense of this definition

(shark repellent is a kind of ...) any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal

"the situation called for strong measures" "the police took steps to reduce crime"

(... is a kind of shark repellent ) giving top executives lucrative benefits that must be paid by the acquirer if they are discharged after a takeover

(... is a kind of shark repellent ) (corporation) the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm to threaten a takeover and thereby forcing the owners to buy those shares back at a premium in order to stay in business

(... is a kind of shark repellent ) the target company defends itself by threatening to take over its acquirer

(... is a kind of shark repellent ) the target company defends itself by making its stock less attractive to an acquirer

(... is a kind of shark repellent ) the target company defends itself by acquiring a company so onerously regulated that it makes the target less attractive

"the acquisition gave the company a safe harbor"

(... is a kind of shark repellent ) the target company defends itself by selling off its crown jewels

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