asset stripper


asset stripper
 A CORPORATE RAIDER who buys a company intending to sell all or most of the company’s prized assets to pay off the debt incurred in purchasing the company. An asset stripper calculates that the remaining parts of the company will be valuable.

American business jargon. 2014.

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