Definition of demutualization in US English:


(British demutualisation)


  • See demutualize

    • ‘Laurent recently told senior colleagues that partial demutualization - the process of changing a company's ownership structure to one based on shareholders - would ‘galvanize’ the group.’
    • ‘Melmoth says the group hopes to expand - care homes for the elderly being the next opportunity - but says it will resist demutualisation.’
    • ‘Back in May of this year, we reviewed the performance of various windfall shares received following the demutualisation of various building societies.’
    • ‘You have to go a long way down the list to find a company that hasn't been floated in a privatisation or demutualisation.’
    • ‘The amendments may have raised the barrier against members voting in favour of any demutualisation.’