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asset-stripping

n
(Commerce) commerce the practice of taking over a failing company at a low price and then selling the assets piecemeal before closing the company down
ˈasset-ˌstripper n
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asset-stripping

nAsset-Stripping nt, Aufkauf von finanziell gefährdeten Firmen und anschließender Verkauf ihrer Vermögenswerte
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So we are not asset-strippers but are investing more money into the companies that we have bought as well as actively looking for new companies to acquire.
In a sport riven with cynical selfinterest and short-term greed, it would be heartwarming to see a genuine football man succeed in keeping the asset-strippers away from the club he's loved for all those years and deliver on his promise.
Enough of the warmongers and the job-cutters, enough of the asset-strippers and the mortgage-flippers, enough of the welfare-bashers and the bedroom-taxers.
They seem to be behaving like predatory asset-strippers and I am worried that the people of Coventry will lose control of a significant item of pride in our city.
Hostile bids like Kraft are only of benefit to asset-strippers, account-TV's Arthur Daley and ants, bankers and lawyers.
Let's not forget that the previous board tried for months to get the Treasury to agree to a more reasonable timescale for repayment of loans, and that the increased repossessions, people being forced to seek more expensive mortgages elsewhere, and redundancies are the direct result of the demands of the Treasury and the appointment of their asset-strippers as the new board.
A CONMAN who ran a worldwide mobile phone scam has had his pounds 365,000 fortune frozen by official asset-strippers.
FORMER Halewood saviour Tony Woodley last night called for the Government to block any possible sale of Jaguar and Land Rover to asset-strippers.
Sometimes, however, they give the impression of being little more than amoral asset-strippers after a quick buck.
And as for Mr Ellis saying he is worried about asset-strippers, he has been doing just the same thing and claiming he is a genius.
United's success has made it attractive for corporate raiders and asset-strippers.
The team who will attempt to find a buyer should not treat the exercise as a fire sale and should protect these great Welsh facilities from asset-strippers.