Vulture fund

Definition:

A fund that buys distressed debt of commercial companies or sovereign nations at a cheap price and then often sues them for the entire value of the debt. The resemblance to vultures is because these funds profit from the debt of failing companies or poor nations.

Nearby Terms

VRDB VU Vulture fund VUT VUV

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