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limited company

a company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited to the amount of the capital agreed to be invested by him in it; liability does not extend to the member's other assets.
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"As a private limited company, this Rule will no longer apply, unlocking PS2m of investment.
The 2013 Company Act has given the right to Tata Sons to declare itself as a private limited company. He started his argument by saying that Tata Sons since 1917 has contained in its Articles, features of a private company and it was only in 1975 due to a change of law, that Tata Sons became a "deemed public company".
Among the advantages that make setting up a private limited company attractive to investors compared to sole proprietorship and partnership is the limited liability it offers shareholders and company directors.
Headquartered in Dubai and with offices in Cape Town, Conakry, Madagascar, and Lubumbashi in Congo, AMER is a private limited company founded by Alabbar with MMC, a Malaysia-based investment holding company, and Petronas, an integrated international oil and gas company, as strategic partners.
Stratex International PLC (STI.LN), an international exploration and development company, has signed a binding Heads of Terms agreement with privately-owned LozBez Mining Private Limited Company.
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) was incorporated as a private limited company in 1963 and converted into a public limited company in January 1964 under the Companies Act 1913, now Companies Ordinance 1984, and is listed on all the three Stock Exchanges of the Country.
Raytheon Company has created a private limited company in Riyadh, to pursue training opportunities in the kingdom and the region.
Sector 1981-82 1985-86 1991-92 1 Individual Proprietorship 18.88 17.55 19.14 2 Joint Family HUF 0.00 0.00 6.68 3 Partnership 47.20 53.95 40.16 4 Unincorporated Enterprises (1+2+3) 66.08 71.50 65.97 5 Public Limited Company Corrected 7.19 7.82 10.65 6 Private Limited Company 9.72 14.81 17.01 7 Govt.
"We launched Inpartnership - a private limited company - in 2001, as an investmentled regeneration specialist that works as a bridge between public and private sector organisations.
The data, published on 11 December, reveals that fees paid to start up a private limited company vary between nothing, in Denmark, to 2,673 in Italy.
It has also made it easier to set up a private limited company which will benefit the thousands of sole traders and partnerships who are currently considering incorporation.
A private limited company is owned by the shareholders of the company and the directors and company secretary run the company on the shareholders' behalf.