Define: Subsidiary Company

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Definition: Subsidiary Company


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Company in a group which is controlled by another (the parent company). Sometimes called subsidiary undertaking.



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The Subsidiary company now receive a preferential treatment when it come to subcontract work.
As a result of the changes, our subsidiary companies will now have alot more autonomy.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Subsidiary Company 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.