Raider

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Definition

a (corporate) raider : a (corporate) buyer
noun
This expression describes a businessman known for buying, dismantling and reselling companies in difficulty in order to make a profit.

Examples

  • "An infamous raider, Mazerati started out as a minor shareholder in D&C and spent years slowly accumulating the majority of the company's stock, discreetly buying up shares from the struggling members of the Dulce and Carpaccio families without the knowledge or approval of other stockholders."

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