demutualization

Definition

A conversion in which a mutually owned company becomes a shareholder-owned company, usually done in order to raise additional capital. Most common in the insurance industry.

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You should try and see if there is a way to use demutualization in your favor to make even more money.

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They were having a tough time deciding what to do. They enjoyed being private, but they considered demutualization in order to raise funds.

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Henrik decided that demutualization of his business was the only way that he would be able to see the business expand into two more countries.

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