Define: Minority Interest

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Definition: Minority Interest


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The ownership interest in a company held by persons other than the parent company and it’s subsidiary undertakings. Also called a non-controlling interest.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Minority Interest are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.