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corporate raider

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noun
  1. a person who seizes control of a company, as by secretly buying stock and gathering proxies.
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Origin of corporate raider

First recorded in 1985–90
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British Dictionary definitions for corporate raider

corporate raider

noun
  1. 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
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