Activist Investor

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Definition: Activist Investor

Activist Investor

Full Definition of Activist Investor

A stockholder whose purpose for holding the stock is to influence corporate decision-making. The investor may be motivated by self-centered or ethical intentions. A significant shareholder can influence decisions such as company pay scales, environmental impacts, product releases, and more.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Activist Investor are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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