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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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This was despite the fact corporate raider Gekko has been named one of the top 50 villains in history and ends up behind bars.
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Michael said the outburst came after he had filmed the famous scene where the corporate raider brags about his fortune to Charlie Sheen's young stockbroker character Bud Fox in the back of his limo.
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mail in 1930 using Ford Trimotors (left.) The carrier's proud legacy crashed in 1991 after corporate raider Frank Lorenzo (center) picked a dogfight with Eastern's unions.
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