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parent company

n.
A company that controls or owns another company or companies.
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parent company

n
(Commerce) a company that owns more than half the shares of another company
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Translations

parent company

nMuttergesellschaft f
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parent company

nsocietà f inv madre inv
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Control by the parent company undermines a new venture's autonomy
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Last September Tom sold Phillips Business Information (PBI), the b-to-b division of his multi-media parent company, Phillips.
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The resulting parent company, TotalFinaElf, will be a $73 billion multinational company with extensive worldwide interests in oil exploration, petroleum refining and specialty chemicals.
Mission Bufete Constructors was on a building tear in Texas--until its Mexican parent company ran into trouble with its creditors.
Bridgestone, the parent company of Bridgestone/Firestone Europe and Bridgestone/Firestone, Nashville, TN, held the completion ceremony for a technical center for diversified products at its Yokohama, Japan plant.
Tracking stocks are separately traded classes of shares that follow the business of a specific division or subsidiary of a parent company. These shares may be offered to current shareholders of the parent company or, through an IPO, to the public.