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Killer Bees

Killer Bees What is 'Killer Bees' An individual or firm that helps a company fend off a takeover attempt. A killer bee uses defensive strategies to keep an attempted hostile takeover from

Idiosyncratic Risk

Idiosyncratic Risk What is 'Idiosyncratic Risk' Idiosyncratic risk, also referred to as unsystematic risk, is the risk that is endemic to a particular asset such as a stock and not a whole

Illegal Dividend

Illegal Dividend What is 'Illegal Dividend' A dividend declared by a corporation that is in violation of its charter and/or of state laws. Should such a dividend be declared, the company's

Incentive Distribution Rights (IDRs)

Incentive Distribution Rights (IDRs) What is 'Incentive Distribution Rights - IDRs' These give a limited partnership's general partner an increasing share in the incremental distributable

Named Beneficiary

Named Beneficiary What is 'Named Beneficiary' This term refers to any beneficiary named in a will, a trust, an insurance policy, pension plan accounts, IRAs, or any other instrument, to wh

Natural Law

Natural Law What is 'Natural Law' A set of rules inherent in human behavior and human reasoning that governs human conduct. Natural law is preexisting and is not created in courts by judge

Official Committee Of Equity Security Holders

DefinitionAn Official Committee of Equity Security Holders is a group of shareholders formed to represent a larger group of shareholders' interests in a company's bankruptcy proceedings. Off

Mandatory Convertible

Mandatory Convertible What is a 'Mandatory Convertible' A mandatory convertible is a type of convertible bond that has a required conversion or redemption feature. Either on or before a co

Abnormal Return

DefinitionIn finance, an abnormal return is the difference between the actual return of a security and the expected return. Abnormal returns are sometimes triggered by "events." Events can i

Accelerated Share Repurchase (ASR)

Accelerated Share Repurchase (ASR) What is an 'Accelerated Share Repurchase - ASR' An accelerated share repurchase (ASR) is a specific method by which corporations can repurchase outstandi
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