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To have the exclusive right to use and abuse property within the limits of the law. For example, if one owns land, the owner may use it to build a house, start a farm or dump toxic waste, subject to zoning, environmental and other applicable laws. The ability of an individual to own something is the foundation of the free market system.
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Oceanteam Holding owns 49% of CONAT SA de CV, which owns and operates two fast support vessels.
Adularya Energy, a member of Naksan Holding owns the Yunus Emre site, located in the country s north-west area.
Jungfraubahn Holding owns currently 68.3% in the garage operator, while the Lauterbrunnen Municipality controls 23.4% and Wengen-Maennlichen Aerial Cableway has the remainder.
Independent Oil Tools Holding owns the Stavanger-based oil production equipment rental and services company Independent Oil Tools ASA.
BSC Holding owns and operates a vertically-integrated rock salt mine located in Lyons, Kansas, which began operations over 100 years ago.
Kingdom Holding owns 47.5% stake in Four Seasons, which manages Four Seasons Hotel.
Heineken Holding owns more than half of Dutch brewer Heineken (AMS:HEIA).
GES Media Holding owns FTV Prima spol.s r.o., the operator of the Czech Republic's second largest television channel, FTV Prima.
Southeastern held a 28% interest in Texas Industries, which has a market capitalisation of USD1.67bn (EUR1.21bn), as at end-December, while NNS Holding owns some 23% of the firm, according to data from Reuters.
HKS Holding owns the logistics companies HK Samuelsen Transport A/S and HKS Graensespedition A/S.