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Definition of

paper company


firm without physical presence a company that only exists on paper and has no physical assets

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Definitions of ’paper company’ and meaning of ’paper company’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’paper company’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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