"scorched-earth policy." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/scorched-earth-policy>.
scorched-earth policy. (n.d.). Retrieved October 16th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/scorched-earth-policy
(plural scorched earth policies)
A method of dealing with an unwanted takeover attempt
in which the target company sells its valuable assets and takes on debt in
order to make itself appear unattractive to the company planning the takeover.
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