corporate raider


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corporate raider

n
(Banking & Finance) finance a person or organization that acquires a substantial holding of the shares of a company in order to take it over or to force its management to act in a desired way

cor′porate raid′er


n.
a person who seizes control of a company, as by secretly buying stock and gathering proxies.
[1985–90]
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corporate raider

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