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.

operating company

A business that engages in transactions with outsiders.
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The involvement of operating company directors their companies' strategies takes three forms:
Our operating company CEOs are chosen primarily for their entrepreneurial attitudes and abilities.
We have phone meetings every Monday morning with every operating company president sitting in his office with a screen that we control here that looks at the forecast for the operating company for the month, updated every week.
Therefore, the purchase of a shell and subsequent merger of an operating company into that shell do not provide the means for a company to sell publicly its stock.
if the financial officer is advising companies that are evaluating the acquisition of an operating company that used the shell-company process, he should exercise extreme caution.