public limited company

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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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The company had earlier submitted a financial bid for this acquisition of issued and paid up equity share capital of ICI (India) limited, a subsidiary of ICI Plc UK, for a total of 3,760,783 shares of face value of Rs.