Equity claim

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Equity claim

Also called a residual claim; a claim to a share of earnings after debt obligations have been satisfied.
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Equity Claim

The right of a shareholder or some other party to the profit of a company after all prior obligations have been paid. Equity claims are perhaps most important in the event of the company's liquidation. Equity claims are also called residual claims.
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