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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Participating shares definition

Participating preferred shares, give the holder the right to receive dividends paid to preferred shareholders.

This is compared to non-participating shares, that do not give the holder a right to any share of a company’s profit and only pay a fixed rate of return like preferred shares. Participating shares also give the holder the right to receive an additional dividend based on whatever excess profits are left over after all other dividends are paid.

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