vulture funds
vulture funds
(also referred to as vulture capitalists or vulture investors)
investment groups that actively participate in the restructuring of financially distressed and bankrupt companies usually by the buying or selling of large pieces of the distressed company's debt and/or equity (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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