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A '''holding company''' is a [[company (law)|company]] that owns other companies' [[Shares outstanding|outstanding stock]]. A holding company usually does not produce goods or services itself (with no eponymous consumer-facing brand at most times); rather, its purpose is to own shares of other companies to form a [[corporate group]]. However, in many jurisdiction of the world,
Holding companies are also created to hold assets such as IP and trade secrets that are protected from the operation company. This creates a smaller risk when it comes to litigation.