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share capital

the money employed in a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY that has been subscribed by the SHAREHOLDERS of the company in the form of ORDINARY SHARES (equity) and PREFERENCE SHARES, and which will remain as a permanent source of finance as long as the company remains in existence. See also LOAN CAPITAL, CAPITAL GEARING, STOCK.

share capital

the money employed in a JOINT-STOCK COMPANY that has been subscribed by the SHAREHOLDERS of the company in the form of ORDINARY SHARES (equity) and PREFERENCE SHARES and that will remain as a permanent source of finance as long as the company remains in existence. The providers of share capital share in the (residual) profits of the company in the form of DIVIDEND payments paid out of profits. The dividends paid will tend to vary from year to year with profits earned, although some profits may be retained in the company and added to RESERVES to be used to finance the acquisition of further assets. In this regard shareholders differ from the providers of LOAN CAPITAL, who are rewarded by means of regular INTEREST payments. However, shareholders rank after the providers of loan capital both in terms of receiving current income payments and repayment of the capital sums subscribed in the event of company INSOLVENCY. See CAPITAL-GEARING.
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Matas A/S (CPH:MATAS), a seller of cosmetics and consumer health care products on wholesale, reported on Thursday that on 2 August 2017, the implementation of the company's share capital decrease has been registered with the Danish Business Authority.
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The Situation of the company before and at the Increase of the Share Capital Indicators Symbol Situation of Situation of the company the company upon the upon the foundation increase of the share capital Number of shares N 2,000 2,000 issued Nominated value QN 200 200 of one share Legally set-up REZ 800,000 800,000 reserves Rate of profit at [R.
In order to make a quick procedure possible, the Board proposes that the company's share capital be restored through a bonus issue of SEK 400 million.
As a result, the share capital was restored to its balance prior to the reduction, without the issuing of any new shares.
The reduction of the company s share capital with an amount of SEK 68,402.
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