wholly owned subsidiary

A subsidiary undertaking that is owned 100% by a holding company (i.e. there is no minority interest).

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  • wholly-owned subsidiary — ➔ subsidiary1 * * * wholly owned subsidiary UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► a company whose shares are all owned by another company: »Under terms of the merger agreement, Learning Co. will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Broderbund. → See also… …   Financial and business terms

  • wholly-owned subsidiary — wholly owned subsidiaries N COUNT A wholly owned subsidiary is a company whose shares are all owned by another company. [BUSINESS] The Locomotive Construction Company Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust …   English dictionary

  • Wholly Owned Subsidiary — A company whose common stock is 100% owned by another company, called the parent company. A company can become a wholly owned subsidiary through acquisition by the parent company or spin off from the parent company. In contrast, a regular… …   Investment dictionary

  • wholly-owned subsidiary — Fin a company that is completely owned by another company. A wholly owned subsidiary is a registered company with board members who all represent one holding company or corporation. Board members may be directly from the holding company or acting …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • wholly owned subsidiary — A subsidiary undertaking that is owned 100% by a holding company (i. e. there is no minority interest) …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • wholly owned subsidiary — A subsidiary whose parent company owns virtually 100% of its common stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • wholly-owned subsidiary — /ˌhəυlli əυnd səb sɪdjəri/ noun a subsidiary which belongs completely to the parent company …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • wholly-owned — whollˈy owned adjective Describing a company all of whose shares are owned by another company • • • Main Entry: ↑whole * * * ˌwholly ˈowned 7 [wholly owned] adjective (business …   Useful english dictionary

  • wholly-owned — adj. Wholly owned is used with these nouns: ↑subsidiary …   Collocations dictionary

  • partly-owned subsidiary — ➔ subsidiary1 * * * partly owned subsidiary UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► a company of which some of the shares are owned by a larger company: »It is a partly owned subsidiary of the largest telecommunications company in Canada. → Compare WHOLLY OWNED …   Financial and business terms

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