The purchase of one company by another company. In the case of a publicly traded company a takeover is accomplished by acquiring a controlling interest in the target company. Also referred to as an acquisition. See Bear Hug; Corporate Raider; Friendly Takeover; hostile takeover.
Browse by Subjects
enterprise value to ebitda (EV/EBITDA)
See All Related Terms »
International Monetary Market (IMM)
American Psychological Association (APA):
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Modern Language Association (MLA):