holding company

Definition of holding company

n.1.(Finance) A company that controls other independently incorporated companies by ownership of most or all of their stock, but does not directly control the daily operations of those companies.

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Aktiengesellschaft, aktiebolag, body corporate, business, business establishment, cartel, chamber of commerce, closed-end investment company, combine, commercial enterprise, compagnie, company, concern, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation, consolidating company, consortium, copartnership, corporate body, corporation, diversified corporation, enterprise, firm, growth fund, house, industry, investment company, investment trust, joint-stock association, joint-stock company, load fund, mutual fund, no-load fund, operating company, partnership, plunderbund, pool, public utility, stock company, syndicate, trade association, trust, utility
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