Define: Voting Shares

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Definition: Voting Shares

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What is the dictionary definition of Voting Shares?

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Voting Shares are share in a company that entitles their owner to vote at the companies annual general meeting (AGM) and at any extraordinary meetings of the company. Shares that allow voting rights are usually ordinary shares, rather than debentures.

Which shares carry voting rights is defined in a company’s articles of association.

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