- closely held
- A company with only a few stockholders.
American business jargon. 2014.
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closely held — close·ly held / klōs lē held/ adj: having most stock shares and corporate voting rights in the hands of a few shareholders Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. closely held … Law dictionary
closely-held — adj. owned by a relatively few shareholders; of business organizations; as, a closely held corporation. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
closely held — A corporation whose voting stock is owned by only a few shareholders. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * closely held ˌclosely ˈheld adjective [only before a noun] FINANCE in the US, a closely held company is one that does not have many… … Financial and business terms
closely held — adjective Date: 1946 having most stock shares and voting rights in the hands of a few < a closely held business > … New Collegiate Dictionary
closely-held — adjective owned by a relatively few shareholders a closely held corporation • Similar to: ↑owned … Useful english dictionary
closely held — adjective : having most stock shares and voting rights in the hands of a few a closely held business … Useful english dictionary
closely held — close′ly held′ adj. bus (of a corporation) having its stock held by a few individuals. Compare closed corporation … From formal English to slang
closely held — adjective Of a corporation or other business, owned by a small number of people, and not having shares of ownership sold via a stock exchange or other public market. Syn: privately held … Wiktionary
closely held — /ˌkləυsli held/ adjective referring to shares in a company which are controlled by only a few shareholders … Dictionary of banking and finance
closely held corporation — n: close corporation at corporation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary