Hostile Takeover Research Paper by cee-cee

Hostile Takeover
A study of the legal, business and political aspects of the hostile takeover in view of globalization.
# 107056 | 6,447 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 19, 2008 in Business (Companies) , Business (Industries) , Business (International)

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This papers examines the policies and situations in China and Germany regarding hostile takeovers in those countries. It looks at how hostile takeovers are becoming more popular and how the number is increasing on a global basis. In particular, it discusses a case in China where a foreign entity was able to gain a considerable market share of an entire sector, despite government controls to avoid such a situation. The Chinese Beer War is an excellent example of why governments need to devise strategies for protecting domestic companies from hostile takeovers.

The Problem
Significance of the Problem
Company Self Protection
Government Protection Against Hostile Takeovers
Structure of the Thesis
Chapter I - Introduction
Analysis of the Methods of Hostile Take-Over
Types of Takeovers
Anatomy of a Takeover
Chinese Beer Wars
Shanda and Sina
Sohu's Poison Pill
Germany's First Hostile Takeover

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Anheuser-Busch Wins Bidding for Chinese Brewery" (2004). Money. 3 June 2004. USA Today. Accessed 22 May 2007 from
  • CBR Staff Writer (2005). Shanda poised for hostile takeover bid of Sina. 23 February 2005. The Chronline. Accessed 23 May 2007 from 10CA399A7B7A
  • ChrStaff Writer (2006). Motorola and Shanda enter mobile gaming partnership. 31 July 2006. Accessed 24 May 2007 from 16F73AC1BA9E
  • Conte, M. (2007). Alcan rejects Alcoa's hostile takeover bid. 22 May 2007. Accessed May 28 from 210801
  • Creed, A. (2001). Girds For Hostile Takeover - Company Business and Marketing. 30 July 2001. Newsbytes News Network. Accessed 20 May 2007 from

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