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English definition of “minority stake”

minority stake

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
(also minority shareholding) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a company’s shares that belong to a shareholder other than the controlling shareholder: a minority stake in sth The deal gives the technology giant a minority stake in the social networking site.buy/sell/acquire a minority stake With the money he made, Buckner acquired a minority stake in seven different companies.have/hold/own a minority stake She owns a minority stake in both teams.keep/retain/take a minority stake Goldman Sachs decided to retain its minority stake. → Compare majority stake
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