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EQUITY CARVE OUT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lessening the percentage of ownership of common stock that an investor has in a company when the company issues additional shares of common stock. Contrast to a stock split, which increases the number of share by reducing the worth of each additional shares, but not reducing the overall percentage of ownership.


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