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)

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The chairman of the supervisory board of Siegwerk Druckfarben AG, Alfred Keller, emphasized that the company will also remain a public limited company in the ownership of the current owners.
SKB was set up in 1982 as a partnership firm by the Mittal family and was reconstituted as a public limited company on April 1, 2010; the company has floated 4.
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ISLAMABAD -- The Senate on Friday passed the State Life Insurance Corporation (Re-organization and Conversion) Bill, 2016 aimed at converting the entity into a public limited company.
ISLAMABAD -- The Joint setting of the Parliament Monday passed a much awaited bill to convert PIA into a public limited company (The Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (conversion) Bill,2016 with some amendments unanimously.

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