Bear Hug

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Definition: Bear Hug

Bear Hug

Full Definition of Bear Hug

A hostile takeover attempt predicated on making an offer at a premium large enough to ensure shareholder support even in the face of resistance from the target’s board of directors. The directors are bound by an obligation to the shareholders.

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Bear Hug. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 08, 2021
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Bear Hug. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 08, 2021).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Bear Hug are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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