wholly-owned

wholly-owned
whollˈy-owned adjective
Describing a company all of whose shares are owned by another company
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ˌwholly-ˈowned 7 [wholly-owned] adjective (business)
used to describe a company whose shares are all owned by another company

The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of a large multinational.


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  • Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise — The Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise or WFOE is a common investment vehicle for mainland China based business. The unique feature of a WFOE is that involvement of a mainland Chinese investor is not required unlike most other investment vehicles.… …   Wikipedia

  • wholly — adverb Etymology: Middle English hoolly, from hool whole Date: 14th century 1. to the full or entire extent ; completely < a wholly owned subsidiary > 2. to the exclusion of other things ; solely < a book dealing wholly with herbs > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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