An investment in exchange for a stake in an organisation, usually in the form of shares. Each share represents ownership of a proportion of the value of the company and typically provides the shareholder with voting and dividend rights.
Equity finance is permanently invested in the organisation which has no legal obligation to repay the amount invested or to pay interest. Equity investors expect to receive A sum of money paid regularly (typically annually) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves). paid out of the organisation’s earnings available for distribution and/or Capital is another word for money. It refers to financial capital or money and in particular the amount of cash and other assets held by an organisation. gain on the sale of the organisation or on selling their shares to other investors