asset-stripping

noun

commerce the practice of taking over a failing company at a low price and then selling the assets piecemeal before closing the company down

Nearby words

  1. assessor,
  2. assessorial,
  3. asset,
  4. asset value,
  5. asset-backed fund,
  6. assets,
  7. asseverate,
  8. asseveration,
  9. assez,
  10. asshole

Derived Formsasset-stripper, noun

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