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public company

a registered company that can offer its shares to the public. Its memorandum of association must state that it is a public company, that its authorized capital is at least the authorized minimum (£50,000) and that its name ends with plc (or public limited company).
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Around 197 vendors in Burgos Public Market, 95 in Central Public Market, 245 in Libertad Public Market, and 368 other sidewalk vendors, will be affected by the clearing operation.
It will also recommend measures or actions, as may be necessary and proper to the resolution of problems, in connection with the use and occupancy of stalls, booths or spaces by the city public markets.
In the last two weeks, more than 16 truckloads of garbage had been collected from public markets and roadsides, said Teddy Villamil, a consultant of the city government on waste management.
Moreno said those behind the payoff collection scheme pose as city hall employees to sell orange umbrellas former mayor Joseph Estrada's color to vendors in the city's public markets and leased out stall space for as high as P15,000 per month.
Dell has agreed to buy out its own tracking stock for nearly $22 billion in a move that will return the tech giant back to public markets five years after founder Michael Dell took it private.
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They find that it is highly likely that buyout funds have outperformed public markets in the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s.
Regarding methods of boosting trade by online companies, ministers will consider the development of online public markets, which currently represent just 5% of all European public markets.
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The idea, similar to London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market, is aimed at easing the entry for the region's small and medium-sized companies in the public markets.
"Traditionally, a lot of smaller companies have looked to bank finance, but I think shares and equity and public markets will become a much more attractive option for a lot of businesses."

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