shark repellent

(redirected from repellant)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to repellant: insect repellant

shark repellent

Any defensive financial tactic used by a company to fend off a hostile corporate takeover by another. Sensing that Gangrenous Inc. was looking to acquire their company to exploit its valuable intellectual property, the board of directors passed a number of shark repellents during their AGM to keep the hostile company at bay.
See also: shark

shark repellent

n. something that prevents corporate takeovers. (Securities markets.) Acme Systems tried again to get its board to approve a shark repellent to keep the Widget cartel from acquiring it.
See also: shark
References in periodicals archive ?
The global Mosquito Repellants market was valued at $XX million in 2018, and Radiant Insights, Inc analysts predict the global market size will reach $XX million by the end of 2028, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2018 and 2028.
This report provides detailed historical analysis of global market for Mosquito Repellants from 2013-2018, and provides extensive market forecasts from 2019-2028 by region/country and subsectors.
1.2 Global Mosquito Repellants Market Size Status and Outlook (2013-2028)
1.3 Global Mosquito Repellants Market Size Comparison by Region (2013-2028)
Chapter 2 Mosquito Repellants Market Segment Analysis by Player
2.1 Global Mosquito Repellants Sales and Market Share by Player (2016-2018)
2.2 Global Mosquito Repellants Revenue and Market Share by Player (2016-2018)
2.3 Global Mosquito Repellants Average Price by Player (2016-2018)
Are mosquitoes (and the fear of chemical repellants) keeping you indoors?