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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
(Definition of minority stake noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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