shareholders' funds

Also referred to as a company's net worth or equity. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
See also balance sheet. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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shareholders' funds shareholders' funds fund1

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   Net assets (shareholders' funds plus retained reserves) of a company minus the minority interests. Also known as shareholders' equity or shareholders' capital employed.
   ► See also Minority Interest.

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shareholders' funds UK US (also shareholder funds) noun [plural]
NET ASSETS(Cf. ↑net assets)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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