Management Glossary

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holding company
A company that does not carry on operations (making things, providing services to customers and/or selling goods or services) on its own. Rather it is set up solely to hold shares in other companies. A holding company may hold 100% of of its subsidiaries' shares or it may only hold a portion of some or all of their shares.
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See: overhead cost

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