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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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Pugh and Zeledon are expected to make full recoveries after the killer bee attack.
The Worker Bees sent the Texas Rangers to net the Killer Bees wherever they had flown.
4) The Killer Bees Rowing Club conducts a Bee-ginner Rowing class on Lake Quinsigamond.
By the time the killer bees dropped off the radar, something else had come along to replace them, like the comet Kahoutec or the metric system.
Learn to Row Day, hosted by the Killer Bees Rowing Club
Ashley Mathers was 4-for-4 with two RBIs, and Sabra Lindahl was 2-for-4 with three RBIs as the Killer Bees beat the Redding, Calif.
As it turns out, the killer bees have proved to be more annoying than lethal, according to experts and local exterminator Gary Fisher, who says the Africanized honeybees are more aggressive than their native predecessor, the European honeybee, but not deadly.
That's because after years in which the Killer Bees and McKenzie Rapids provided opportunities for girls from Springfield to play on Amateur Softball Association of America teams with their teammates, the most competitive young women's team in Springfield this year is the Killer Bees 14-and-under team.
Don't mess with the killer Bees,'' shouted an elated Dennis Gossard, Hudson's father and Crescenta Valley assistant coach, who says his son is closer to 5-7 and 160 pounds.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Killer Bees of the Eugene-Springfield area won two games Friday but lost the third and were eliminated from the ASA softball 10-and-under national tournament.
Aside from instructing new generations about bees, Weinerth's passion is artificially inseminating queen bees with selected, non-Africanized drones so he can breed out the killer bees that he's discovered in his hives in recent years.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Carly Grabofsky pitched a five-inning one-hitter with six strikeouts to lead the Killer Bees of the Eugene/Springfield area to an 11-0 victory over the ODC Angels of Houston in the first round of bracket play in the 10-and-under ASA national softball tournament Wednesday.