minority shareholder

minority shareholder
minority share·hold·er n: a shareholder whose proportion of shares is too small to confer any power to exert control or influence over corporate action

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

minority shareholder
A shareholder holding less than 50% of the voting rights attached to the equity and accordingly subject to the control of another shareholder or group of shareholders with the majority. There is a further 25% threshold below which the minority can prevent special resolutions being passed.

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