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n a free and reasonable claim or right; fairness; impartiality. The money value of a property or of an interest in a property in excess of claims or liens against it; a risk interest or ownership right in property.


1. a justifiable share; one likely to be recognized as a fair share in an equity court.
2. total assets less total liabilities.

equity capital
the value of the capital involved in the enterprise. Includes assets less liabilities, expressed as a fixed sum.
percentage equity
absolute equity expressed as a proportion of the total worth of the enterprise.
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If none of the rights distributed in the rights offering are exercised, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Fund VI, Limited Partnership's percentage equity ownership of Dynatech will increase to approximately 19%.
Fidelity's investment in Data Tree was $2,970,000 including its percentage equity in Data Tree's earnings.
the percentage equity participation shall be on a mutually agreeable