- money provided by the business owner/s to finance the business. Glossary of Business Terms————Another term for ordinary share capital - the owners of the equity capital are collectively the owners of the company. They are the risk bearing shareholders as they benefit from capital growth if the share price rises but bear the highest risk if the company is wound up, as they will be last to receive payment. Financial Services Glossary
* * *equity capital equity capital ➔ capital
* * *equity capital UK US noun [U] FINANCE► the capital that a company gets from selling shares rather than borrowing money: »
Companies in the US enjoy greater flexibility in raising new equity capital.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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equity capital — see capital Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary
equity capital — ☆ equity capital n. funds contributed by the owners of a business … English World dictionary
equity capital — noun : venture capital * * * that portion of the capital of a business provided by the sale of stock. [1960 65] * * * equity capital UK US noun [uncountable] business money raised for a business by selling shares or by keeping some of the money… … Useful english dictionary
equity capital — The part of the share capital of a company owned by ordinary shareholders, although for certain purposes, such as pre emption rights, other classes of shareholders may be deemed to share in the equity capital and therefore be entitled to share in … Big dictionary of business and management
equity capital — / ekwɪti ˌk pɪt(ə)l/ noun the nominal value of the shares owned by the ordinary shareholders of a company (NOTE: Preference shares are not equity capital. If the company were wound up, none of the equity capital would be distributed to preference … Marketing dictionary in english
equity capital — / ekwɪti ˌkæpɪt(ə)l/ noun the nominal value of the shares owned by the ordinary shareholders of a company (NOTE: Preference shares are not equity capital. If the company were wound up, none of the equity capital would be distributed to preference … Dictionary of banking and finance
equity capital — noun Date: 1942 capital (as stock or surplus earnings) that is free of debt; especially capital received for an interest in the ownership of a business … New Collegiate Dictionary
equity capital — that portion of the capital of a business provided by the sale of stock. [1960 65] * * * … Universalium
equity capital — (Economics) total financial means of a company (such as paid stocks, profits, capital funds, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
Equity capital — The sum of capital from retained earnings and the issuance of stock. U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary … Energy terms