Decentralization / Subsidiaries
Sergio Leite, Analyst, Brazil
OK. A division
is an internal organization way. We are dealing with a simple division of labor, responsibilities and authority in a single company with just a single stock control.
represent a more complex concept that involves ownership and the sharing of participation in the capital between some companies, where a holding company maintains the control of the capital upon its subsidiaries. Besides, holding companies usually represent the decision-making centers where the deliberative authority are concentrated, policies, guidelines, operational rules, control systems are settled.