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stakebuildingnoun [U]

(also stake-building) uk   us   /ˈsteɪkˌbɪldɪŋ/ FINANCE
the ​process of ​increasing the ​number of ​shares in a ​company, sometimes in ​order to prepare a bid to take ​control of it: Vague ​rumours of either stakebuilding or a ​bid from Microsoft ​left Baltimore Technologies 65p up at 770p.
stakebuilder
noun [C] (also stake-builder)
Traders suggested that a ​company such as Energis could be the mystery stake-builder in IMS.
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