drag-along rights

Drag-Along Rights

The right of majority shareholders to force minority shareholders to sell their shares to a third party or to liquidate the company. Majority shareholders may exercise drag-along rights if a potential buyer will only agree to purchase 100% of a company.

drag-along rights

The right of majority shareholders to force minority shareholders to join in a sale of a company. These rights allow majority shareholders to complete a sale in the event a buyer wants to own 100% of the firm.
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