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Public Limited Company

A primarily British term for a publicly-traded company. The term derives from the facts that the company issues shares that may be bought and sold by the general public and all shareholders have limited liability.

public limited company (Plc)

see JOINT STOCK COMPANY.
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Dato' Choy Wai Hin, Group Managing Director, Federal Furniture Holdings (M) Berhad
We are very pleased to have acted again for Malakoff Corporation Berhad in connection with a major acquisition.
The stable outlook is premised on MARC's expectations of continued satisfactory traffic performance of PLUS Berhad's concession assets; that PLUS Berhad should continue to meet its obligations comfortably and the company is taking sufficient measures to improve its overall metrics to be in line with its standalone rating.
Destini Berhad said that its wholly-owned subsidiary Destini Prima Sdn Bhd has accepted a letter of award from the Defence Ministry for appointment on a panel of suppliers.
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Dato Ooi is currently also Chairman of Cagamas Berhad (the national mortgage corporation in Malaysia) and its subsidiaries; and Chairman of Xeraya Capital Sdn Bhd and Xeraya Capital Labuan Ltd.
In a statement to Bursa Malaysia (the Malaysian stock exchange), responding to press reports that the proposed mega merger of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, RHB Capital Berhad and Malaysia Building Society Berhad (MBSB) is off, CIMB Investment Bank reported that 'the parties are still in discussions with respect to the above said proposed mega merger ("Proposed Merger").
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CIMB Bank Berhad (CIMB Bank) has issued eight new European-style cash-settled call warrants over the ordinary shares of Coastal Contracts Berhad,Perdana Petroleum Berhad, Yinson Holdings Berhad, Lafarge Malaysia Berhad, Berjaya Auto Berhad, Malaysian Bulk Carriers Berhad, AirAsia X Berhad and Boustead Holdings Berhad.
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The top players included in the report are Sime Darby Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad, and Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad.
RAM Ratings has upgraded the long-term financial institution ratings of Affin Bank Berhad, HwangDBS Investment Bank Berhad (Hwang IB, soon to be merged with AFFIN Investment Bank Berhad and collectively referred to as AFFIN-Hwang) and Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad by one notch, to AA3/stable.