English version

hostile takeover/bid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhostile takeover/bidhostile takeover/bida situation in which a company tries to buy another company that does not want to be bought hostile
Examples from the Corpus
hostile takeover/bidMost bids were hostile, or were responses to actual or threatened hostile bids.Round one to Morlands ... brewery fight off hostile takeover.But some societies fear hostile bids - a subject on the agenda at the Building Societies Association council meeting tomorrow.Jobs under threat ... Dowty loses the hostile takeover battle.The only difference with hostile takeovers may be that the prices are higher.
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