Meaning of “shareholding” in the English Dictionary


"shareholding" in Business English

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shareholdingnoun [ C ]

also share-holding uk /ˈʃeəˌhəʊldɪŋ/ us FINANCE, STOCK MARKET

the shares in a company that a particular person or organization owns considered together as a unit:

acquire/secure a shareholding Telefonica acquired a shareholding of 51% in each local operator.
a shareholding in sth The Quatari fund now has a 25% shareholding in the company.
Venture capitalists have a controlling shareholding in the business.
a majority/minority shareholding

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