White Knight


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White Knight

falls off his horse every time it stops. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass]

White Knight

invents clever objects that never work. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass]
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To examine this question, we first look at management replacement for all white knights and then focus on only those white-knight managers who make value-decreasing acquisition decisions.
An argument can be made, however, that the corporation was defending itself when it signed the contract with the white knight that it would pay break-up fees should the merger between the corporation and the white knight fall through.
Thus, costs of finding a white knight must be capitalized.
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The White Knight Two/Space Ship Two combo is to serve as the backbone of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic suborbital spaceline operations.
However, once bidder competition is controlled, white knight status does not significantly affect target gains.
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The above features can imply that the white knight bid is made in relative haste in order to gain control of the target.
Branson had unveiled the Virgin Galactic White Knight 2 craft to carry space tourists in California in July last year.
Imbued with an almost semi-mythical status, the white knight parent appears at little to no notice to resolve awkward situations.
SCOTTISH & Newcastle has denied that it has held talks with white knight investors to fend off any possible takeover approach from Carlsberg.
In the just-completed flight tests, a jet called the White Knight took a test wing up to altitudes between 8,000 meters (26,300 feet) and 12,000 meters (39,400 feet).