Equity Interest

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Equity Interest

Full Definition of Equity Interest

Equity interest is the ownership share of a shareholder in a business. For example, having a 25% equity interest in a company means that the shareholder owns a 25% stake in the business. An equity interest does not necessarily mean that a shareholder is entitled to a proportionate share of the income generated by an investee.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Equity Interest are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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