Meaning of “minority stake” in the English Dictionary


"minority stake" in Business English

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minority stakenoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us 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.

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