What Are the Rights of a Minority Shareholder in a Company?

November 08, 2022
By Peter Friedmann
As an employee, you may find yourself being offered the opportunity to hold or purchase shares within the company that you work for. In some cases, you may be considered a minority shareholder – meaning that you will be part of a group of shareholders who typically hold less than 51% of any given company. The potential to become a minority shareholder may leave you wondering about the rights of minority shareholders in private companies. This is especially an area...