Poison Pill

  • (noun): The target company defends itself by making its stock less attractive to an acquirer.

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... The advent of the poison pill was first introduced to the public by 49ers President Carmen Policy in 1996 ... to sign Giants running back Rodney Hampton to an offer sheet with a poison pill that stated Hampton would be "on the field for 70% of the offensive plays over the next ... However, the Vikings added a "poison pill" The entire $49 million contract was guaranteed if Hutchinson were not the highest paid offensive linemen on the team he signed with ...
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... medicine and is used to cure Emperor Zakath who was dying of a powerful Nyissan poison ... Athsat The Belgariad Athsat is a deadly poison that only works if the user gets excited ... One glass of celestial wine will cure any and all poisons and diseases and can heal minor wounds instantly ...
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... More companies are giving shareholders a say on poison pills ... to FactSet SharkRepellent data, so far this year, 21 companies that adopted or extended a poison pill have publicly disclosed they plan to put the poison pill to a shareholder vote within ... year total of 18 and in fact is the most in any year since the first poison pill was adopted in the early 1980s ...
... In business, the flip-in is one of the five main types of poison pill defenses against corporate takeovers ... If the potential acquirer triggers a poison pill by accumulating more than the threshold level of shares, it risks discriminatory dilution in the target company ... Andrew Bartels, a research analyst for Forrester Research said, "The poison pill is designed to make it more difficult for Oracle to take over the organization ...

Famous quotes containing the words pill and/or poison:

    Andrews: Do you mind if I ask a question frankly? Do you love my daughter?
    Peter: Any guy that’d fall in love with your daughter ought to have his head examined.
    Andrews: Now that’s an evasion.
    Peter: She grabbed herself a perfect running mate. King Westley! The pill of the century. What she needs is a guy that’d take a sock at her once a day, whether it’s coming to her or not.
    Robert Riskin (1897–1955)

    You know the worst: your wills are fickle,
    Your values blurred, your hearts impure
    And your past life a ruined church—
    But let your poison be your cure.
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)