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EQUITY CAPITAL Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Time-bound or share-bound assets or monies a person has invested, contrasted to debt capital. This equity is not returned to an investors in the normal course of business. The purchase, as an investment, of a company’s common stock as ordinary shares, is evidence of the assets and monies staked at risk by the investor/owner.


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