equity capital


noun

that portion of the capital of a business provided by the sale of stock.

Nearby words

  1. equitation,
  2. equites,
  3. equities,
  4. equitoxic,
  5. equity,
  6. equity of redemption,
  7. equity security,
  8. equity stock,
  9. equity weighting,
  10. equity-linked policy

Origin of equity capital

First recorded in 1960–65

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British Dictionary definitions for equity capital

equity capital

noun

the part of the share capital of a company owned by ordinary shareholders or in certain circumstances by other classes of shareholder
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