Fownes Hotel Plc is an unquoted company
with 1,600 shareholders who have lost their pounds 5 million investment.
Mr Ingram Hill, regarded as a person who values his own privacy, will be paid cash for most of his 63 per cent shareholding in the unquoted company
. He will also be given a pounds 12 million stake in the new group.
Although there is no such thing as a "hostile takeover" of a private unquoted company
because the owner always had the right not to sell, there are occasions when a commitment to a sale has been made, or the owner has no alternative - and the canny or un scrupulous buyers are waiting.
Though this ratio is significantly easier to calculate when a company is listed on a recognised stock market, it is straight forward enough to establish a P/E ratio for an unquoted company
, although it will tend to be lower than that of a quoted firm, not least because its shares are relatively illiquid.
Ltd was incorporated under the Companies Ordinance, 1984 on May 4, 1991 as a public unquoted company
. It is a subsidiary of the JS Group which comprises of several subsidiary companies which are involved in trading of securities, maintaining strategic investments, investment advisory, asset management, agency telecommunication, commercial business and other business.
The unquoted company
's share price has increased from pounds 18.07 a year ago to pounds 21.85.
'If the business is being sold to an unquoted company
, or if the owner is to continue to work as an employee or director, it is possible to defer the gain made from the business sale by accepting loan notes rather than cash for the business.
Mr Burgess said it appeared demutualisation could take place without immediate stock market flotation or trade sale, so members would receive a shareholding in an unquoted company
* the tax regime: this will affect the balance of risk and reward in investing in the unquoted company
Logistic regression (or logit analysis) was used to predict a dichotomous dependent variable (e.g., whether an unquoted company
was a family company or a non-family company) from a set of independent variables (e.g., the demographic characteristics of a company.(20) Moreover, the maximum likelihood logistic regression method on the SPSS/PC+ program (Norusis, 1990) was used to 'explain' variations in a dependent variable (or the response probability) with a binary form.
BPR is available on shares in an unquoted company
owned for at least two years.