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Synonyms for raider

a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management

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NEW YORK - After months of speculation, billionaire investor and corporate raider Carl Icahn has made an offer for Mentor Graphics (mentor.
Twenty three years after Gordon Gekko came to notorious prominence as the unforgiving corporate raider in Oliver Stone's landmark film Wall Street, along comes the sequel.
The Oscar-winning actor reprises his famous role as ruthless corporate raider Gordon Gekko for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
Most topical, and giving Cannes a brief shot in the arm, was 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps', Oliver Stone's slick follow-up to his 1987 hit with Michael Douglas back as the ruthless corporate raider Gordon Gekko.
Transcast has regrettably been portrayed by Chrysler et al as a form of corporate raider seeking to take advantage of the OEMs in the current economic maelstrom in which the automotive industry finds itself," said Dean Topolinski, president and director of Transcast, when the original statement was released.
In 2005, Icahn Affiliates investor Carl Icahn, better known as a corporate raider, used his stake in Time Warner to try and force changes at the media company, which owns Warner Brothers, among other media properties.
However, they note that the pair had been fired from an earlier company after its acquisition by a corporate raider, and equate their plight with a red train experience.
Murakami, who also has a reputation as a corporate raider, ''will helm the operations here and may make Singapore his home,'' the daily said.
Written by a former "roughneck" in the Texas oil field trade, among many other careers, Offshore is an exciting novel about the fierce competition between an offshore drilling company and the family dynasty behind it, and the predatory cunning of a Wall Street corporate raider.
Attorney Meredith Hunter is stunned when the will announces that Rowena's unheard of grandson, corporate raider James Grant Gallagher, will inherit everything; if he refuses the $100 million plus estate will go literally to the dogs.
JOE and Heather work a sting operation involving an accused corporate raider.
It may be wonderful to be a bold corporate raider or to lead the detached life of a contemplative monk, but it would be ludicrous to switch between these on alternate Tuesdays.
Today, it is perfectly respectable to suggest that Bush and his buddies are a new breed of nation raider, after the model of the corporate raider, scamming the nation first with deregulation of energy, then with huge contracts awarded after the Iraqi invasion in a closed-bid giveaway to the insider corporations for which many of Bush's men have consulted.
After the company was acquired, the corporate raider would staff to take it apart.
BRYAN Richardson might indulge in more blatant asset-stripping than an 80s corporate raider - but Coventry should still be a Premiership side by May 2002.
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