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English definition of “asset-stripping”
noun [U] FINANCE
› the activity of buying companies cheaply so that their assets can be sold separately at a profit: The buy-outs were leading to job losses and asset-stripping. Asset-stripping is not generally illegal, but many regard it as immoral, as it does little to benefit the economy. asset-stripper noun [C] › The prime building land it owns will make the company very attractive to an asset-stripper.