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See asset stripping
- ‘Their troubles started long before the present asset strippers moved in.’
- ‘Many other football clubs still face extinction because of the actions of asset strippers.’
- ‘Outraged supporters see him as nothing more than an asset stripper committed only to lining his own pockets.’
- ‘If it were judged purely on a commercial basis the return on capital would stimulate the interest of every asset stripper in town.’
- ‘Something may yet be retrieved once the asset strippers have done their worst - a management buy-out is one possibility.’
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