minority stake

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minority stake UK US noun [C, usually singular] (also minority shareholding) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a company’s shares that belong to a shareholder other than the controlling shareholder: a minority stake in sth »

The deal gives the technology giant a minority stake in the social networking site.

buy/sell/acquire a minority stake »

With the money he made, Buckner acquired a minority stake in seven different companies.

have/hold/own a minority stake »

She owns a minority stake in both teams.

keep/retain/take a minority stake »

Goldman Sachs decided to retain its minority stake.

Compare MAJORITY STAKE(Cf. ↑majority stake)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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