parent undertaking
parent company, or parent undertaking
This is a company that owns or controls another company or companies. Any company that it owns is called a subsidiary.
USA
Also known as the parent.
A company which owns or controls the majority of the outstanding voting stock (or other equity) in another company or otherwise has the right to appoint and remove a majority of the board of directors (or other managing body) of that other company.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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