contributed capital


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Contributed capital

Paid In Capital

Capital that a company raises in a financing round. That is, the paid in capital is the money a publicly-traded company receives when it issues new stock, either as an IPO or an additional issue. It is important to note that companies only raise paid in capital on the primary market; they do not receive any additional money from trades on the secondary market. The paid in capital goes toward expanding or improving upon a company's operations. It is also called paid-in surplus or the contributed capital.

contributed capital

Funds or property transferred to a company by its stockholders. The contribution may be made in return for stock, in which case the payment is recorded as paid-in capital, or it may be a donation, in which case it is recorded as donated capital.
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McWatters zeroed in particularly on perpetual contributed capital that member credit unions invested with the corporates and questioned why it could not be viewed as capital for regulatory purposes.
This was substantially greater than the contributed net assets and contributed capital.
Reserves are from water availability contributed capital funds.
He acknowledged that BHP owes so much to Japan for its role in growing the firm's iron ore industry in Pilbara and stressed that its joint venture participants, ITOCHU and Mistui, contributed capital.
Has the partner contributed capital to the partnership equivalent to more than 25% of their fixed drawings?
6 million to the venture and is entitled to a 12% preferred return on its contributed capital of which 8% is paid currently, and 4% is accrued.
The profit will be allocated to the government and financial institutions that have contributed capital to the IRCJ.
a Japanese producer of secondary aluminum alloy ingots, has also contributed capital to the joint venture.
Also, "net assets" replaces contributed capital and retained earning for enterprise fund equity because of the change to the net assets format.
Each partner contributed capital and shared equally in the profits and losses of the joint venture.
As a result, some governmental enterprises face the dilemma of reporting a high positive balance of contributed capital at the same time they are reporting a deficit in retained earnings.
In recent columns we have talked about incorporating and how the contributed capital accounts change after the formation of the corporation.