Share Premium Account


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Share Premium Account

Capital raised in an issue of shares that exceeds the nominal value of the shares. The share premium account is recorded on the company's balance sheet and cannot be returned to shareholders as dividends.
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19m in the company's share premium account - the shareholders' equity portion of the balance sheet - would be cancelled and credited to the reserves.
Also, if approved the company will purchase stock through financial intermediaries in one or more transactions on the open market or otherwise, subject to it having sufficient available free reserves in the share premium account.
The Board decided, after examining the Management Board s recommendations, to propose at the June 24th Annual Shareholders Meeting, the distribution of 1 per share from the share premium account, with 0.
5 per cent compulsory convertible unsecured bonus stock bonds payable from share premium account.
855 million available in share premium account and remaining account from inappropriate profits of bank was utilized to issue Bonus shares.
The Shareholders also approved issuance of 10 percent Bonus shares by utilizing share premium account.
Its subsidiary companies - Icebox Holdings, Icebox Midco and Ice Acquisitions - are looking to reduce their capital to pounds 1 each, and Holdings plans to cancel its share premium account.
Focus Solutions also said it had started the process of applying to the court for the cancellation of its share premium account, which will in turn make it possible to pay a dividend.
They said in a statement: "Sunderland Plc intends, subject to shareholders' approval being obtained, to implement a cancellation of the company's share premium account, to re-register as a private company and amend its articles of association.
87m by transferring the corresponding amount from share premium account to share capital.
Once the options are exercised and shares issued, the credit going to the share premium account could be increased to balance the debit.
HONG KONG -- Amax Entertainment Holdings Limited (SEHK:0959) ("Amax" or "the Company") today announced that at its Special General Meeting ("SGM") held on 19 September 2008, shareholders approved the Company's proposal to effect a Share Premium Cancellation that will allow Amax to cancel the entire credit amount of the Company's share premium account.