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Holding

1. The act of not selling. That is, when holding, one continues to own a security. See also: Buy-and-hold strategy.

2. A security or other asset one currently owns.
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Independent venture capital operations are generally unable to leverage their holdings to any significant degree.
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According to Klebaner, examples of bank holding company ownership of large nonbank enterprises were the holdings of Transamerica, including extensive insurance interests, a tuna and salmon canning plant, and a manufacturer of metal products; and the Trust Company of Georgia's ownership of a soft drink bottling company.