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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.

killer bee

An individual or organization that assists a firm in repelling a takeover attempt, especially by devising defensive strategies.
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According to Simkins, the killer bees are especially dangerous because they swarm much more frequently than common European honeybees.
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.
A Texas man was driving his tractor on his neighbor's land when he accidentally hit a hive of 40,000 killer bees hidden in a discarded chicken coop.
I see you've written crocodile," said the finance director, "and killer bees.
Between them they manage to foil the plot of Baron Maupertuis, who aimed to destroy the British Army with a strain of killer bees.
In this excerpt - the first of three that the Tribune will run - Hobby writes about the Killer Bees and what he calls the "dreaded two-thirds rule" that froze the Texas Senate in 1979, 2003 and, almost, in 2009.
Though killer bees have readily displaced long-established European honeybees in Central America and the southern United States, the invaders don't outperform the invaded in lab tests of learning and memory, says Margaret Couvillon of the University of Sussex in Brighton, England.
A Taste for Honey" is the story of killer bees and the man who has trained them, and the unknowing man who has stumbled into it and is left wondering why.
London, November 20 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that killer bees may be among the most feared of all insects because of their sting, but they aren't too smart.
My husband and I were recently involved in an attack by African killer bees and one of our German shorthairs lost his life.
I LIVE IN CONSTANT FEAR OF TERRORISM, BIRD FLU, GLOBAL WARMING, and NOW APPROACHING KILLER BEES.
Since then, he has travelled more than 240,000 kilometres with the BBC Natural History Unit, along the way getting chased by a cheetah, mauled by a rabbit and stung by killer bees.