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The first entity should be the “highest of your structure”, so that it is available as a shareholder for the subsidiary companies. Typically, this entity is a holding company. Newton uses the entity type “Master Holding” as the top of a structure ( can be renamed and extended as you need it).
To set-up an entity, you will need:
Basic data such the name and legal form of the entity,
Shareholders (which can be natural persons (see how to ), entities or companies not managed in Newton)
Directors and other officers with statutory authority
Corporate and/or tax advisors
Other stakeholders
For better separation and management we recommend to assign a Role and a Group to all of them, but this is not required. Check to understand better Roles, Groups and Overview.


Plan the structure of your Project(s). In some cases it makes sense to group company structures by purpose (Asset Class), in others by jurisdiction, project size or stakeholders. A good structure is key for proper reporting and management.
Also, make sure you have defined the needed. Newton’s default types are:
Master Holding – Top company of a Project
HoldCo – Holding
OpCo – Operational company
AssetCo – Company that owns Assets (financial, virtual or physical)
This list can be changed or extended under the in menu > on >

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