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- There were no corporate raiders, and profit maximization wasn't yet part of the boardroom vocabulary.
- But despite the supportive noises from some stockbroker analysts, is O'Brien, once the hero of competition, turning into a corporate raider looking to relieve Eircom shareholders of their assets at a bargain-basement price?
- Whether these deals are being done by corporations attempting to gain market share or the new, cash-rich, private equity corporate raiders hunting for undervalued companies, the end result is mergermania.
- The New Zealand stock exchange - by now widely regarded as an uncontrolled playground for corporate raiders and financial speculators - had been particularly badly hit by panic selling.
- While some of the high-cost craft workers might have to be retained to promote the craftsmanship in marketing the brand, a ruthless corporate raider would see off most of the manufacturing workforce with a statutory redundancy payment.
- Most corporate raiders think one or two steps ahead.
- Or maybe it makes it more difficult for a corporate raider to get sufficient insight into the value that could be extracted by intensive management and redevelopment of the property portfolio?
- During all the years of doing battle, Hanson plc became an unwieldy giant, earning Lord Hanson the reputation as a ruthless corporate raider and a pioneer of the UK conglomerate.
- Still, no one on Wall Street predicts a corporate raider will go after GM anytime soon - in part because most think its decline is far from over.
- Oilman Boone Pickens, who came to prominence as an 1980s corporate raider, has bet big lately on rising oil prices - and won.
- There are more than enough corporate raiders in the free market willing to take advantage of the vulnerability of African countries.
- Carl Icahn, the former corporate raider, has turned into a shareholder champion.
- When the sports magazine he's worked at for 20 years is taken over by a soulless corporate raider, he is demoted and his new boss is a 26-year-old hotshot played by Topher Grace.
- Although some pension funds supported corporate raiders to dislodge ineffective managers, broad-based long-term investors lose more than they gain from takeovers.
- Already the sicker specimens are being targeted by the corporate raiders who calculate the point at which their capital value is at a substantial discount to their assets.
- Through the years, they have learned how to cope with corporate raiders; how to empower employees; how to develop incentives; how to adapt to the computer; and how to master new techniques of communication.
- But corporate raiders went after strong companies as well as weak ones, and the threat of being eaten led strong ones to do things that weren't economically efficient.
- These global corporate raiders are grabbing for our most essential public resource: water.
- At worst, they're unethical corporate raiders who can lay waste to an entire office or division.
- It seems to me that this is a classic set-up to rip off farmers' assets into the hands of corporate raiders.