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macaroni defence noun


where a company tries to stop a hostile takeover by issuing bonds that must be redeemed at a very high price
The company employed a macaroni defence in anticipation of a hostile takeover. If the company is in danger, the redemption price of the bonds will expand like macaroni in a pot.

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