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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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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 23, 2013-BCB Holdings director acquires ordinary shares
The price range for Institutional Investors has been set between BHD 0.900 to BHD 1.250 per Ordinary Share, and $11.97-16.62 per GDR (each GDR will represent 5 Ordinary Shares).
The total consideration payable is GBP 1.1m (USD 1.42m) made up of GBP 0.6m in cash on completion, GBP 0.2m by way of an issue of 333,333 new ordinary shares at a price of 60 pence per share and GBP 0.3m of deferred consideration to be paid in early 2019.
Real estate company Klovern AB (STO:KLOVA) announced on Friday that on 8 March 2018, its holding of its own shares amounted to 47,095,000 ordinary shares of class B, which corresponds to 5.05% of the total number of registered shares and 2.94% of the total number of votes.
The total ordinary shares, in which Mellon has a direct and indirect interest, is 17,510,332, representing 19.55 percent of the issued ordinary share capital of the company.
This was an increase over profit after tax of SEK1,370m, or SEK7.88 per ordinary share, for the corresponding period of 2014.
Additionally, the company's new ADS to ordinary share ratio of one for 15 will be effective prior to the start of trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market on 15 July 2019.
Real estate company Klovern AB (STO:KLOVA) reported on Friday that on 22 November 2018, its holding of its own shares amounted to 80,040,000 ordinary shares of class B, which corresponds to 8.58% of the total number of registered shares and 5.02% of the total number of votes.
The Offer is open to all Shareholders registered in Bahrain Islamic Bank's Ordinary Share Register on the Record Date (10 November 2015).
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) on Thursday revealed the allotment and issue of 15,505,780 new ordinary shares of the company at a subscription price of GBP3.289096 per new ordinary share.
(NASDAQ: NCLH) said that a secondary public offering of 23m of its ordinary shares by Star NCLC Holdings Ltd and certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management LLC and TPG Global LLC has closed at a price of USD 29.75 per ordinary share.