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Raiding

The act or practice of an investor or a group of investors buying a majority stake or a significant minority stake in a publicly-traded company such that it can dismiss current managers and replace them with handpicked successors. Raiding often occurs when the company's share price has recently fallen significantly. It is less commonly called venture arbitrage. See also: Hostile takeover, Greenmail.

raiding

An attempt to purchase a sufficient number of shares of a company's stock through a tender offer so that control of the target's operations can be taken away from its current management. Also called venture arbitrage.
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Another official said that it was unfortunate that bodyguards of the suspects threatened the raiding team and tried to interfere into official matters.
Some citizens said that the Israeli soldiers confiscated money from Abdallah Abu al-Rub's home in Qabatia, in the south of Jenin , after raiding it and damaging its properties, as well as interrogating its residents.
They also confiscated an amount of his money after raiding his home.
Tim Cook argues that on the individual, existential level, raiding may have provided a sense of release to some soldiers: Raiding "allowed soldiers to strike against the enemy and thereby ease the psychological burden of stewing in a trench ..." In other ways also, raiding probably enhanced combat effectiveness.
Operating in no-man's-land, whether patrolling or raiding, must have improved individuals' battle craft in a manner training never could.
Further, raiding as a combined arms team, with each individual assigned a particular role, and combat power contingent on cooperation, small group cohesion would be enhanced.
Raiding was a tactic that terrified the troops in the trenches opposite the Canadian Corps.
The material costs and benefits of raiding need to be addressed.
The ultimate compliment is paid to Canadian raiders in the personal letters of their opponents: "I hope that the Canadians are not in trenches opposite you, for they on the darkest night jump suddenly into our trenches, causing great consternation and before cries for help can be answered disappear again into the darkness ..." In reference to Canadian trench raiding, historian Daniel G.
Raiding was intended to raise the morale of the Canadians while undermining that of the Germans.
They added that women were not included in the raiding team.
He said they had warrant orders, and women were part of the raiding team.