Reverse takeover

Definition:

1) A smaller company taking over a larger company.
2) Merger of the acquiring company into the target company (often to gain a public listing).
Also see Acquisiton, Reverse shell merger.

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Proxy Fight

Competition of outside group with management for stockholders' proxies in order to accumulate votes to elect a new board of directors.

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