participating preferred share

participating preferred share
participating preferred share UK US noun [C, usually plural] UK (UK also participating preference share, US participating preferred stock, US participating preference stock) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a type of preferred share that, in addition to paying a fixed interest rate, also offers shareholders the possibility of receiving a dividend if the company is successful: »

Participating preferred stocks were used more frequently in biotechnology deals as opposed to software deals.

Compare PREFERRED SHARE(Cf. ↑preferred share)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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