HP adopts shareholder rights 'poison pill' to prevent Xerox takeover

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HP has adopted a shareholder rights plan to give shareholders sufficient time when considering any tender offer from Xerox
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HP has adopted a shareholder rights plan to give shareholders sufficient time when considering any tender offer from Xerox

The plan will expire in one year

HP Inc has adopted a shareholder rights plan to ward off Xerox, a move, it claims, to ensure that shareholders have "sufficient time and full information" to consider any formal offer from Xerox. ...

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