an individual or institutional investor who holds a large number of shares of stock or a large dollar amount of bonds in a given company

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  • Blockholder — The owner of a large amount of a company s shares and/or bonds, or block. In terms of shares, these owners are often able to influence the company with the voting rights awarded with their holding. For example, if a mutual fund held 10 million… …   Investment dictionary

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