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Hostile Takeovers

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Which of the following is accurate about hostile takeovers?

A

It harms existing shareholders by robbing them of their shares against their will.

B

It diminishes firm value by making management too fearful to make significant investments.

C

It can improve firm value by being a meaningful consequence for management acting in their own interests rather than shareholders' interests.

D

It benefits management by distracting the board of directors from monitoring the top executives.

E

It justifies government protection of firms' management so they do not lose their jobs.