Definition of delist
: to remove from a list; especially : to remove (a security) from the list of securities that may be dealt in on a particular exchange
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If the deal goes through, Worldpay shareholders will own about 41% of the new company, with the British firm delisted from London's stock market.
After the merger, Worldpay shares will be delisted from the London Stock Exchange.
The company has subsequently restated some financial results and was delisted from the Nasdaq in March.
Some environmental groups called the decision to delist premature, saying the bear population is still at risk due to climate change and fragmented habitat.
Activists successfully stymied efforts in 2007 when the Fish and Wildlife Service last tried delisting the animals.
PERSPECTIVES The research backing delisting Yellowstone grizzly bears is flawed.
The grizzlies in Yellowstone won't be officially delisted for at least another month or two, and conservation activists and Native American leaders plan to find a legal way to stop the bears' removal, the New York Times reports.
Chris Servheen, who retired last year after serving as Fish and Wildlife's grizzly bear recovery coordinator for 35 years, said in an interview this year that the bears were ready for delisting.
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Definition of delist for English Language Learners
: to remove (something) from a list
Legal Definition of delist
: to remove from a list; especially : to remove (a security) from the list of securities that may be traded on a particular exchange
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