Consider a company with heavily shorted stock. If that company puts itself up for sale and a friendly (shareholder approved) acquisition happens, can it result in a short squeeze driving the price of the stock (of course, temporarily) above the agreed/announced takeover price?

Note that I don't mean the price of the stock being higher than the buyout price due to effects discussed in Why is Dell currently trading above the buyout price?

I am only interested if the price can spike up above the set limit because of the short squeeze effect.

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