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1.
A businessman who is looking to buy companies at giveaway prices, as opposed to venture capitalists.
"It's well known that the business is having major problems paying its bills, so I guess it won't be long before the vulture capitalists start circling."
by Harry Food Tech May 14, 2009
 
2.
Someone who is trying to buy a company when the company has gone bust, or is expected to (called a vulture because the company is dead or dying).
The vulture capitalists had been circling the company for some time, waiting for it to call in the administrators.
by cleverclog November 13, 2009