Wykupy akcji własnych jako sposób obrony przed wrogim przejęciem na przykładzie spółek notowanych na GPW w Warszawie
The main purpose of this article is to show place, role and meaning of the public polish companies' share repurchases in a defensive action against hostile takeover. The paper is divided into two main parts. The first one, constitutes the theoretical consideration which is scarified to hostile takeovers and share repurchases. The second part is an empirical material which is concentrated on: amount of polish companies caring out share repurchases, motives of conducting buy-backs and empirical experiences of polish entrepreneurs that used share repurchases as a method of defense against hostile takeovers.