Definition of holding company in English:

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holding company



A company created to buy and own the shares of other companies, which it then controls.
Example sentences
  • Most public companies have a holding company and subsidiaries.
  • The holding company now owns a controlling interest in the bank.
  • A joint holding company will be created to ensure the brands keep trading side by side for at least three years.

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