raid

raid raid [reɪd] noun [countable] FINANCE
an occasion when someone suddenly buys a lot of shares in a company, usually as part of an attempt to take control of it:
raid on

• In a successful raid on Emhart Corp., the Fisher-Getty partnership earned a $50 million investment profit.

ˈbear raid FINANCE
an occasion when someone suddenly sells a lot of shares in a particular company in order to bring down prices
ˌdawn ˈraid FINANCE
an occasion when someone buys a lot of shares in a company in the first few minutes of the day's trading, in an attempt to get control of it:

• A dawn raid allows the build-up of a significant stake in a target company within a matter of hours, giving the board of the target company little time to react or advise its shareholders.

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raid UK US /reɪd/ noun [C] STOCK MARKET
an attempt to take control of a company by buying a lot of its shares: »

He helped build one of Britain's biggest conglomerates during the 1980s with a series of daring corporate raids.

a raid on sth »

So far, it has not decided what it will do to stop a raid on its shares.

See also BEAR RAID(Cf. ↑bear raid), DAWN RAID(Cf. ↑dawn raid)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Synonyms:
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