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Unformatted text preview: company. Sole proprietorship: a business owned by one person. Partnership: a company formed by two or more individuals. Corporation: a distinct legal entity that is owned by one or more entities. Limited/liability: Dividends: Stock buy-backs: Capital gains: Free cash flows Return on equity: Stock options: Acquisition: Divestiture: Agency problem: stems from the Separation of the ownership and the control of corporate assets. Stock split: Corporate raider: Hostile takeover: Junk Bond: Voting rights: Shark repellant: White Knight: Pac-man defense: Greenmail: Golden parachute: Self-tender offer: Poison pill: Crown jewels: Proxy solicitation: Mutual fund: Insider Trading: Institutional investor: Shareholder activism:...
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- Fall '08