operating company


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Operating Company

A company that makes a good or provides a service that it then sells to customers or clients. An operating company contrasts with a holding company whose main function is to own other companies.
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operating company

A business that engages in transactions with outsiders.
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We expect our operating company directors to commit to their operating companies and to Acordia.
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The operating company should disclose each condition and fact known that could impact the work.
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Bavarian Nordic said that it would set up a holding company, Bavarian Nordic Inc, and an operating company, BN ImmunoTherapeutics Inc.
However, we can't ignore the fact that the various countries around the world have their national rulebooks, and even a globally operating company has to comply with them.
He has been involved in numerous private and public operating company investments, including Berkshire Realty, Maltah Parking, Devon Self-Storage and Wellsford Commercial Property Trust.
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