EQUITY Definition

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EQUITY is, normally, ownership or percentage of ownership in a company or items of value.

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SHARE BUY-BACK is when a company makes an offer to buy back some of its own shares. There are several types of buy-backs. Three common types are: 1. an equal access scheme - when the company offers to buy back the same proportion of each shareholders shares; 2. a selective buy-back - when the company offers to buy back shares from only one or some of its shareholders; or, 3. the company may buy the shares on the exchange where the shares are traded.

INDEFEASIBLE not liable to being annulled or voided or undone, usually in reference to an interest in real property (e.g., an indefeasible ownership interest in a piece of property).

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