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Controlling Interest

 

the block of stocks that ensures to its holder the de facto control of a corporation. The controlling interest is concentrated in the hands of the magnates of financial capital, who through the pyramiding system can be sole masters of a corporation even when they control only 20–30 percent or in some cases even a much smaller percentage of the shares.

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