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Controlling Interest

Fifty percent plus one ownership of the stock in a publicly-traded company. This gives the person or company with the controlling interest outright control of the company's operations, especially the election of its board of directors. Some investors with controlling interest are not involved in the daily operations of the company, but most are. Indeed, an individual person with controlling interest is often the company's founder. The person or company with controlling interest is called the majority shareholder. See also: Parent company.

controlling interest

The ownership of a quantity of outstanding corporate stock sufficient to control the actions of the firm. Controlling interest often involves ownership of significantly less than 51% of a firm's outstanding stock because many owners fail to participate in decision making.
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1912 - James Wright Brown purchases controlling stock, 51%, in E&P
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James Wright Brown bought controlling stock in E&P in 1912.
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LeBow's reason for failing to disclose his true agenda is clear: as LeBow understands, RJR shareholders would refuse to support his consent solicitation if they knew that LeBow's true intention is to buy, through a consortium of investors, a controlling stock interest in RJR for less than its fair value," the complaint says.
Your duties could vary according to the size of the practice, but would typically include: recruiting, training and supervising medical receptionists and secretaries; dealing with accounts and budgets; organising duty rosters for doctors and clerical staff; managing the reception and appointments system; controlling stocks of equipment.