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ordinary shares

the shares issued to members of a limited company. These represent the equity or risk capital of a company; they carry no prior rights in terms of entitlement to dividend or return of capital on a winding-up. Ordinary shares generally carry full voting rights. Different are preference shares, which entitle the holder to a stipulated fixed rate return in the form of a dividend (like the fixed rate return to which holders of loan stock are entitled) whereas the dividend declared in respect of the former is purely a matter for the directors and subject to approval by the shareholders in general meetings. In the event of a winding-up, holders of preference shares are entitled to be paid before ordinary shareholders.
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All of the 190,192,862 ordinary shares to be issued a as result of the receipt of the conversion notices referred to above and the further 13,657,775 ordinary shares which would fall to be issued upon conversion (subject to 30 days written notice) of the remaining CCRP shares will therefore be capable of being sold without restrictions (other than restrictions arising under securities laws in certain jurisdictions) at any time on or after September 1, 1994.
On 1st July, 1997 (or such earlier date as the Directors may determine), each Enterprise A share and each Enterprise A ADS shall forthwith be converted into and redesignated as an Enterprise ordinary share or as an Enterprise ADS, respectively, and shall rank for all dividends and other distributions declared, made or paid on Enterprise ordinary shares, thereafter whether or not such dividends or distributions relate wholly or partly to a period prior to such conversion.
federal securities laws regarding the possible repurchase of Aspen's ordinary shares and the financing of any such repurchases.
of Ordinary Shares allocated comprises those purchased on behalf of the
The subscription price for the C Ordinary shares is 563 pence per share, reflecting the theoretical ex rights price of Wessex Water's shares.
Comstar UTS ordinary shares are listed on the Moscow Stock Exchange and on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMST".
The New Ordinary Shares will have a new ISIN (GB00BK1PKQ95) and
recent annual report and accounts the New Ordinary Shares will have a
have been tendered in connection with Equity One's offer to acquire all of the outstanding ordinary shares for $20.
Following the conversion of 20,599 Subscription Shares into Ordinary Shares on 7 August 2015, the Company now has 104,309,663 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding 5,488,898 Ordinary Shares which are held in Treasury).
and Computershare will promptly wire the payments for the Ordinary Shares and ADSs accepted for payment based on the proration factor indicated above and adjustments to avoid purchases of fractional Ordinary Shares or ADSs.
NEW YORK -- Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Limited ("Melco PBL Entertainment"), a developer and owner of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities focused exclusively on the rapidly expanding Macau market, announced that as of January 31, 2007, its total number of issued and outstanding ordinary shares is 1,208,043,646 shares (out of which 208,043,646 ordinary shares are represented by 69,347,882 American Depositary Shares (the "ADSs")).