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Proxy contest

A strategy that may accompany a hostile 

Takeover

. A 

Proxy contest

 occurs when the acquiring company attempts to convince shareholders to use their proxy votes to install new management that is 

Open

 to the 

Takeover

. The technique allows the acquired to avoid paying a premium for the 

Target

. also called 

Proxy fight

.



Related Terms: 19

Call

,

Heir

,

Inc.

,

Low

,

Lows

,

NSTA

,

NVI

,

OID

,

OCC

,

Open

,

Proxy contest

,

Proxy fight

,

Ring

,

Shareholder

,

Share

,

Takeover

,

Target

,

Test

,

Void


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Category: Mergers_and_Acquisitions


Starting With: P


Semi Related Terms: 429  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

10-Q

,

10-K

,

52-week low

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Adjustable rate

,

Asset management account

,

Active management

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

American Depositary Share

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

After acquired clause

,

After-acquired collateral

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

A shares

,

Assets under management

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Book value per share

,

Burn rate

,

Bank holding company

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Bust-up takeover

,

B shares

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Barbell strategy

,

Bullet strategy

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Beat the gun

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion premium

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Contract for deed

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Directed share program

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daily low

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange rate

,

Economic growth rate

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Effective tax rate

,

Ex-all

,

Exit strategy

,

First In First Out

,

Form 10-Q

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Fee-for-service

,

Fixed premium

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Finance company

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Friendly takeover

,

Federal ID Number

,

Good Til Canceled

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth strategy

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

High-tech stock

,

Holding company

,

Heir

,

Holder in due course

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

In-house

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Insurance premium

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Last In First Out

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limited company

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level premium insurance

,

Legal age

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Ladder strategy

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Lows

,

Mutual company

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

May Day

,

Money management

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage rate

,

Management buyin

,

Management company

,

Mill rate

,

Market-share weighted index

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Nominal rate

,

NSTA

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

New issue

,

Null and void

,

Naked call

,

Normal retirement age

,

New high

,

NVI

,

Off the books

,

OID

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Open economy

,

Open market operation

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

Offshore company

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

OCC

,

Option holder

,

Option premium

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open

,

Open market

,

Open position

,

Open repo

,

Open trade equity

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Pro forma

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Paying agent

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Premium raid

,

Proxy statement

,

Public company

,

Pour-over will

,

Prime rate

,

Proxy contest

,

Proxy fight

,

Prime rate fund

,

Premium income

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Passive management

,

Painting the tape

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualifying share

,

Retention rate

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regulation Q

,

Rate covenant

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Rate of exchange

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Red herring

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Roll over

,

Risk management

,

Risk premium

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Ring

,

SG&A

,

S&L

,

Spot rate

,

Sell the book

,

Shareholder

,

Savings rate

,

Swap rate

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Share

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Start rate

,

Selling the spread

,

Special use property

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Shareholder value

,

Share price

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Structured portfolio strategy

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Take delivery

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Teaser rate

,

Truth in Lending

,

Takeover

,

Takeover target

,

Target

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Test

,

Take a bath

,

Take profits

,

Target price

,

Tick test

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unemployment rate

,

Uncovered call

,

Variable rate

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Void

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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