equity interests


equity interests
USA
Also known as equity.
An investment in an entity, such as capital stock, partnership interests and limited liability company interests, entitling the investor to a share of the entity's profits and enterprise value after the satisfaction of creditors' claims.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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