public company

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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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Given all this, it remains unclear as to why 25% of the publicly-traded companies in California do not deem it important to include a single woman on their boards.
Sistema is a publicly-traded diversified holding company in Russia and the CIS, which invests in and is a major shareholder of companies serving approximately 150 million customers in the sectors of telecommunications, high technology, pulp and paper, banking, retail, tourism and healthcare services.
Meanwhile, business organizations and representatives of publicly-traded companies insisted that the amendments catered to the interests of lobbying groups, stressing that they were probably aimed at hitting concrete companies.They said that the blow would affect both the capital market and the agricultural land market.
That could also be a reason for the discrepancy in excellence among privately-held and publicly-traded brokers among risk managers, Fox also said.
A discount for lack of marketability often is applied when the initial value is derived from comparison to marketable interests, such as publicly-traded stock, when the portion you want valued is not publicly-traded.
OptiStock News is a free, weekly e-mail newsletter for investors in optical and vision care stocks and focuses on news about publicly-traded companies with recaps of analysts recommendations on instruments, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses, physician practice management companies, laser vision correction centers, and optical and specialty retailers.
"The BSM model values call options on publicly-traded common stocks, assuming that the options, like the stocks, trade in a liquid market," explains Finnerty.
Baldwin's firm also acquired the Stature Multi-Allocation Fund, a $56 million hedge fund (a private investment partnership that invests primarily in publicly-traded securities or financial derivatives).
MEPs believe it should be left to Member States to choose whether to require non-traded companies to publish financial statements in accordance with the same set of standards as those for publicly-traded companies.In another amendment, the Committee said that Member States should be allowed to exempt certain companies temporarily from the requirement to apply IAS.
Tyco International, the acquisitive international conglomerate, has announced plans to split itself into four publicly-traded companies to improve shareholder value and erase its $11 billion debt.
Total capitalization for publicly-traded physician practice management companies was $13 billion in August of 1997.
However, if the IRA had invested in a corporation or in a publicly-traded partnership that was taxed as a corporation, then there would be no UBTI.