holding company

noun

Definition of holding company

  1. :  a company whose primary business is holding a controlling interest in the securities of other companies — compare investment company

1906

First Known Use of holding company

1906


HOLDING COMPANY Defined for English Language Learners

holding company

noun

Definition of holding company for English Language Learners

  • business : a company whose main business is owning more than half of another company's stock


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