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  • n. Plural form of takeover.

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Examples

  • Africa, currently being hailed as "a dealmaker's paradise" for its high level of international corporate takeovers, is an aid zone that keeps on giving to ever-more competitive INGOs.

    Peter Christian Hall: 'The Crisis Caravan': Charity's Road to Hell?

  • Even so, the size of these takeovers is sending ripples through the marketplace, to which we have to respond.

    A Traditional English Family Company

  • Also known as takeovers, mergers may be friendly or hostile.

    merger

  • Once known for its investments in military contracting, Carlyle has since participated in dozens of big name takeovers, including those of Dunkin' Brands and Hertz.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "We modeled our false government a lot on corporate structure so we looked into not just U.S. politics but business politics and the idea of takeovers and oligarchies and companies that have as much influence on governance as actual governments do," Green said.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • On the other hand, government is on the loose because of the giant stimulus package; the yawning budget deficit and hair-raising national debt; the "takeovers" of General Motors, Chrysler, and AIG, along with the firings of several executives; and the huge health-care bill.

    Robert Reich: Joe Barton and the Big Big Debate

  • He also created a narcotics strategy that rested on mass arrests of both drug dealers and drug users with virtual "takeovers" of housing projects with mobile command center trailers on the grounds and around-the-clock patrols.

    Pressure's on Newark's Police Chief

  • Of course, most "takeovers" require months of due diligence.

    Neil Grossman: "Mind-Boggling" is Not Descriptive Enough

  • Q: Reliance Media Works has changed the scenario for takeovers which is did you or did you not be in any kind of discussion when you signed with ArcelorMittal with a third party on a price, whether it was agreed or disagreed or on paper or not on paper because now the whole issue seems to have become like anybody may come in and say we don't agree with this takeover?

    Moneycontrol Top Headlines

  • On the other hand, government is on the loose because of the giant stimulus package; the yawning budget deficit and hair-raising national debt; the "takeovers" of General Motors,

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

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