Minority Interest

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Definition: Minority Interest


Quick Summary of Minority Interest


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.




Synonyms For Minority Interest


minority stake, minority holdings, non-controlling, non-majority, minority shareholder

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Minority 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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