greenmailer
noun see greenmail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • greenmailer — noun One who greenmails …   Wiktionary

  • greenmailer —    American    a corporate raider who seeks to get paid to go away    The green of the US dollar replaces the black of blackmail:     ... the first place to which takeover artists and greenmailers and LBO peddlers come for cash and complicity. (M …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • greenmailer — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : one who engages in greenmail * * * greenˈmailer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑green …   Useful english dictionary

  • greenmail — greenmailer, n. /green mayl /, n. Stock Exchange. the practice of buying a large block of a company s stock in order to force a rise in stock prices or an offer by the company to repurchase that block of stock at an inflated price to thwart a… …   Universalium

  • Greenmail — or greenmailing refers to a legal business practice in a public stock market where one firm takes advantage of another firm by means of a falsely construed takeover.OriginThe term is a neologism combining the terms greenback and blackmail,… …   Wikipedia

  • greenmail — green·mail / grēn ˌmāl/ n [green (money) + mail (as in blackmail )]: the practice of buying enough of a company s stock to threaten a hostile takeover and reselling it to the company at a price above market value; also: the money paid for such… …   Law dictionary

  • Bon Voyage Bonus — Cash, securities or other assets paid to an individual or group for ceasing a particular activity. A bon voyage bonus is most often associated with hostile takeovers, with the target company paying the raider for not making further attempts to… …   Investment dictionary

  • greenmail — noun Date: 1983 the practice of buying enough of a company s stock to threaten a hostile takeover and reselling it to the company at a price above market value; also the money paid for such stock • greenmail transitive verb • greenmailer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Corporate raid — A corporate raid is an American English business term for buying a large interest in a corporation and then using voting rights to enact measures directed at increasing the share value. The measures might include replacing top executives,… …   Wikipedia

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