Define: Yellow Knight

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Definition: Yellow Knight



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Full Definition of Yellow Knight


A corporation that at one time was planning on initiating a hostile attempt on a company, but instead decides to propose a merger deal between the two. This may be done for a variety of reasons, but mainly the company that was planning the takeover believes that another approach would yield better results.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Yellow Knight are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January 2020.