Definitions for "Asset stripping"
Divestiture of the taken-over company by selling sub areas or assets.
Buyers who will sell off only some (not all) of an acquired business with the intention of recouping their initial investment while retaining ownership of the rest of the acquired business.
Buying a business and then realizing a profit by selling off the assets separately. Backwardation The commission paid by a seller for the postponement of a transaction on a stock exchange when prices for cash delivery are higher than for forward delivery. The opposite is contango.