grey knight

In a takeover battle, a counterbidder whose ultimate intentions are undeclared. The original unwelcome bidder is the black knight, the welcome counterbidder for the target company is the white knight. The grey knight is an ambiguous intervener whose appearance is unwelcome to all.

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