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"I've been researching a little furniture company that I'd like to rearrange."
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Actually, I'm not Mr. Weintraub. I'm just, sort of, taking over for awhile."
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"And, in a move sure to attract the attention of regulators, the private sector made a bid to acquire the public sector."
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"Anyway, we'd love to have You on board for the Creighton deal."
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"I'd be upset, too, if they replaced my golden parachute with a dirty rolled-up carpet."
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"I was able to negotiate it from a hostile takeover to an uneasy alliance."
"I couldn't help noticing we both seem about to grab the same little company."
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'Takeover is such a harsh word, Harris, let's just say that your people are now my people.'
Space Junk Bonds
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'Consolidation is tearing us apart.'
"I gotta admit, he's one hell of a negotiator."
'Then, at 9:07, they'll take a shot at you from the roof across the street in a hostile takeover bid. Duck.'
"I think we'd be lucky to have you taking over even if you weren't untainted."
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"There'll be room at the trough for all of us."
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'It's okay if don't want to give us control of your company. We're perfectly capable of living with incredible disappointment.'
'Consider this an unfriendly takeover, if you wish, but takeover it is!'
'I need anger management. All my takeovers are hostile.'
'On the other hand, they could just be the sort of bold and aggressive management this firm needs.'
'Ladies and gentlemen, I must warn you that when I come to hammer out the budget details, I do not fool around.'
'This is a hostile takeover, Grimesby - wipe that silly grin off your face!'
'Miss Fitch, I've forgotten. Which conglomerate now owns us?'
'This merger isn't going to work!'
'So (Hic) what about another squillion IF I close the deal in three months?'
'With the firm growing at the speed it has there are bound to be a few problems...'
"We may not have averted the takeover, George, but we certainly fought the good fight!"