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[mass noun] The building up of a holding of shares in a company.
- ‘‘The Glazer family - Malcolm and his sons Joel, Ed and Bryan - are interested in having a major involvement in United,’ said Mehmet Dalman, the former boss of Commerzbank in London, which advised the Glazer family on their stakebuilding.’
- ‘Taking advantage of the 10% surge in Havas shares that followed his failure to win Grey and the firmness caused by stakebuilding, he announced plans for a 400m fundraising.’
- ‘The string of purchases continued a pattern of regular stakebuilding by Murray in the trusts, seen throughout 2003.’
- ‘The latest investment in the Euro Financials trust takes his stakebuilding to more than £355,440 in the past year at prices between 76p and 36p.’
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