holding company

holding company

  1. (business) a company whose main purpose is to own shares of other companies, as opposed to producing goods or offering services
    Coordinate terms: parent company#English|parent company, subsidiary#English|subsidiary
  • French: société faîtière, société mère, holding
  • German: Holding-Gesellschaft
  • Russian: хо́лдинговая компа́ния

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