With the help of the country's elected government these 'vulture investors
' come to be in total control of this parasitic endeavour.
OffrBox.com was inspired to leverage their technology and network to help these flood victims after seeing vulture investors
target homeowners during this difficult time.
The situation is similar to vulture investors
who bought Argentina's discounted debt and tried to force repayment.
In the world of investing, vulture investors
are those who buy distressed assets, almost invariably debt obligations, and then attempt to profit by either selling those assets at a higher price or by entering litigation against the debtor to extract a profitable return on the purchased assets.
But so-called vulture investors
saw an opportunity to make even larger profits.
One source said MLB is holding up trading in the loans because of concerns that vulture investors
will snap up the debt and force the team into bankruptcy -- just like they did last year to the Texas Rangers.
Istithmar had been planning to convert the site's 300,000-square-foot office building back into a high-end hotel, and now that Dubai is out of the picture, vulture investors
are reportedly chomping at the bit to take the helm at a steep discount.
," as they are sometimes cuttingly referred to, realize there is still enormous value in distressed properties if their pension obligations can transferred to the PBGC.
major market crashes leaving tasty corporate road kill for vulture investors
While hedge funds are often viewed as predatory, and perceived to have predatory intentions if they buy a big stake in a company, "actually hedge funds are less vulture investors
than they are value investors," Easter ling said.
This lack of transparency created an unlevel playing field for potential sellers, who often found themselves at the mercy of vulture investors
The "vulture investors
" who make money on a falling market do it by a system known as short-selling.