Definition of corporate raider in English:

corporate raider

Line breaks: cor|por|ate raid¦er

noun

A financier who makes a practice of making hostile takeover bids for companies, either to control their policies or to resell them for a profit: the business could become a target for a corporate raider
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  • There were no corporate raiders, and profit maximization wasn't yet part of the boardroom vocabulary.
  • But despite the supportive noises from some stockbroker analysts, is O'Brien, once the hero of competition, turning into a corporate raider looking to relieve Eircom shareholders of their assets at a bargain-basement price?
  • Whether these deals are being done by corporations attempting to gain market share or the new, cash-rich, private equity corporate raiders hunting for undervalued companies, the end result is mergermania.

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