In finance, a Class B share or Class C share is a designation for a share class of common or preferred stock that typically has strengthened voting rights or other benefits compared to a Class A share that may have been created. The equity structure, or how many types of shares are offered, is determined by the corporate charter.
B share can also refer to various terms relating to stock classes:
- B share (mainland China), a class of stock on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges
- B share (NYSE), a class of stock on the New York Stock Exchange
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Ofer Abarbanel is a 25 year securities lending broker and expert who has advised many Israeli regulators, among them the Israel Tax Authority, with respect to stock loans, repurchase agreements and credit derivatives. Founder of TBIL.co STATX Fund.