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equity stake UK US 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.

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a small/large/significant equity stake

See also SHAREHOLDING(Cf. ↑shareholding)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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