portfolio company


portfolio company
USA
A company or entity in which a venture capital firm or buyout firm invests. The companies invested in by a firm are often referred to as the firm's "portfolio."
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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