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Why Dual-Class Shares Catch On, Over Investor Worries

Dual-class shares, as they’re known, give company founders super-sized power over their businesses even if they only hold a small slice of the stock.
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/why-dual-class-shares-catch-on-over-investor-worries/2021/03/05/4353f606-7db6-11eb-8c5e-32e47b42b51b_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

Adoption of the structure by exchanges in Londo While the formula is popular, especially among technology firms — it blends public shares with the private-equity model — many investors bristle at its undemocratic nature. The governance structure used by companies such as Facebook, Alibaba and Volkswagen is going global, and not everyone is happy.
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/why-dual-class-shares-catch-on-over-investor-worries-quicktake/2021/03/05/4353f606-7db6-11eb-8c5e-32e47b42b51b_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

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