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"Someday, son, all this will belong to Bill Gates."
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"That happy little cloud floating over the Unicorp Building? I want that."
Tags:corporate takeover, corporate takeovers, takeover deal, takeover deals, acquisitions, businessmen, businessman, greed, greedy, greediness, corporate greed, jealous, jealousy, expansion, hostile takeover, hostile takeovers, competitor, competitors, ceo, ceos, exec, execs, executive, executives, office politics
"Anyway, we'd love to have You on board for the Creighton deal."
Tags:prayer, prayers, praying, pray, prays, prayed, divine intervention, divine interventions, higher power, higher powers, god, gods, deity, deities, business deal, business deals, corporate culture, corporate deal, corporate deals, business takeover, corporate takeover, merger, mergers, businessmen, businessman
"O.K., Jimbo, let's dance with wolves."
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Come over here.
"You win - I'll take the buyout."
"After a brief power struggle, I was the only one left standing."
"Don't anybody move: this is a merger."
'Don't worry I'm sure the Easter bunny landed on his big fuzzy feet!'
Santa and Robin Hood Talk Merger.
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'With the firm growing at the speed it has there are bound to be a few problems...'
'Now that's what I call a doomsday prophecy.'
"They say they're with a private equity firm, but I fear their motives are more sinister."
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"To summarize the year: we were taken over, we took over, we were taken over and we took over."
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"It has all the earmarks of a takeover attempt."
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"The self-driving division has taken over."
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"We've been bought by a multi-media company. We all have to learn to tap dance."
"All the beer I can drink in a year? That's the buyout?"
Tags:brewery, breweries, buyout, buyouts, brewing, beer, beers, ale, ales, craft beer, craft beers, real ale, real ales, lager, lagers, buying out, buy-out, buy-outs, buy out, buy outs, corporate takeover, corporate takeovers, offer, offer, management buyout, management buyouts, severance, severance pay, golden parachute, golden parachutes, golden handshake, golden handshakes
'It's a good offer. I just don't think we should jump at the first one.'
"Damn it, the eighties are over!"
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"For God's sake, Ms. Williams, can't you see it's some kind of takeover? Call my attorneys!"
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"...or, if you're willing to spend a little more, we can arrange a nice, neat takeover."