Tag: shareholders

Illegal Dividend

Illegal Dividend What is 'Illegal Dividend' A dividend declared by a corporation that is in violation of its charter and/or of state...

Official Committee Of Equity Security Holders

DefinitionAn Official Committee of Equity Security Holders is a group of shareholders formed to represent a larger group of shareholders' interests in a company's...

Majority Shareholder

Majority Shareholder What is a 'Majority Shareholder' A majority shareholder is a person or entity that owns more than 50% of a...

Backflip Takeover

Backflip Takeover What is 'Backflip Takeover' An uncommon type of takeover in which the acquirer becomes a subsidiary of the acquired or...

Participating Preferred Stock

DefinitionParticipating preferred stock is preferred stock which provides a specific dividend that is paid before any dividends are paid to common stock holders, and...

Quasi-Reorganization

Quasi-Reorganization What is 'Quasi-Reorganization' A relatively obscure provision under U.S. GAAP which provides that under certain circumstances, a firm may eliminate a...

Value Added

Value Added What is 'Value Added' Value-added describes the enhancement a company gives its product or service before offering the product to...

Fairness Opinion

DefinitionA fairness opinion is a professional evaluation by an investment bank or other third party as to whether the terms of a merger, acquisition,...

Free Cash Flow

DefinitionIn corporate finance, free cash flow or free cash flow to firm is a way of looking at a business's cash flow to see...

Wealth Added Index (WAI)

Wealth Added Index (WAI) What is 'Wealth Added Index - WAI' A metric designed by Stern Stewart & Co consulting firm that...

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