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Killer bees

Those who aid a company in fending off a takeover bid, usually investment bankers who devise strategies to make the target less attractive or more difficult to acquire.

Killer Bee

An investment banker who helps publicly-traded companies take periodic or continual measures to discourage unwanted or hostile takeovers. One example of an antitakeover measure in which a killer bee might assist is the macaroni defense, in which the company issues a large number of bonds with the proviso that they must be redeemed at a high price if the company is taken over.
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So fifty-two Democratic representatives took a chapter from the Killer Bees and flew away - this time to Ardmore, Oklahoma, where the Texas Rangers had no jurisdiction.
Killer bees, on the other hand, don't wander far from their hives and they often visit new flowers, so learning might not be as important, Couvillon's team speculated.
The same system of weights and measures used by foreigners and Commies was coming, swarming its way up from Mexico, only a few miles behind the killer bees.
Not that they're trying to stoke up nationwide terror or anything, but the programme does tend to talk in darkened tones about Africanised killer bees which have populated much of the US after escaping from a Brazilian research lab in the 1950s.
Some of the African bees accidentally got loose in South America, and now killer bees have spread northward into the southern United States.
The threat of mountain lions and killer bees is offered up with the same enthusiasm as earthquakes and wildfires.
As a result, the queen laid eggs that produced Hive Killer Bees.
More than 500 of the nation's leading honey producers and packers gathered recently in Indianapolis to discuss everything from bee-killing varroa mites to killer bees at the 45th annual American Beekeeping Federation convention.
Grand Blanc's Team 2337, the Enginerds, joined with Auburn Hill's Team 33, the Killer Bees, and Lansing's rookie team, Star Trec, Team 4294, to take top competition honors during the district contest in Kettering's Recreation Center.
nbr=83) Picnic Island Park , located in Tampa, FL, employees were attacked by up to 100,000 Africanized honeybees, also known as killer bees reports (http://www.
The beleaguered pair are on a nightmare rollercoaster ride trying to escape from an armed swat team and killer bees.
And Steve's obliviousness to danger was the same on dry land too - cut to a shot of him face-to-face with a swollen hive full of African killer bees while hanging half way down a cliff face.