Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.
Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.
A proxy contest happens when a bunch of shareholders team up together to sway a vote.
It's basically the corporate equivalent of the villagers showing up with torches and pitchforks and happens with takeovers and when shareholders are upset about a policy change. (The CEO really should have known that hiring his 8-year-old kid as an exec would have repercussions, eh?)