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English definition of “stakebuilding”

stakebuilding

noun [U] ( also stake-building)
 
 
/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 ( also stake-builder) noun [C]
(Definition of stakebuilding from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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