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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Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.