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English definition of “equity stake”

equity stake

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE
the part of a company that a person or organization owns, represented by the number of shares they have: Investors provide capital in exchange for equity stakes.take/acquire/have an equity stake (in sth) The investment bank intends to take an equity stake in the firm as part of its involvement with the takeover. a small/large/significant equity stake →  See also shareholding
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