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Pac Man Defense

An antitakeover measure in which a target company attempts a hostile takeover of the acquiring company. That is, an acquiring company attempts a hostile takeover, and, rather than submitting to the takeover, the target company attempts the same thing on the acquiring company.

Pac Man defense

A defensive antitakeover tactic in which the target firm attempts to take over the acquiring firm. The target hopes that the acquiring firm will call off the takeover attempt and look for easier pickings.
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Americans initially caught the Pac-Man fever two years prior in October 1980, when a little-known Japanese gaming company called Namco licensed its latest game, Puck Man, to Midway for stateside distribution.
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