Share Capital/Issued Capital


Share Capital/Issued Capital
   Shares that have actually been issued, or allotted, to shareholders. In contrast with authorized share capital, which is the maximum amount of share capital that a company is allowed to issue by its constitution or charter.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • share capital — Under the Companies Act 1985 shares may be issued by the company to shareholders in return for cash or other value equal to or greater than its nominal value. Shares in the authorised share capital are available to be issued. The issued share… …   Law dictionary

  • Share capital — or issued capital (UK English) or capital stock (US English) [http://www.intracen.org/tfs/docs/glossary/se.htm] refers to the portion of a company s equity that has been obtained (or will be obtained) by trading stock to a shareholder for cash or …   Wikipedia

  • Issued Capital/Share Capital —    Share capital that has actually been issued, or allotted, to shareholders. The opposite of authorized share capital, which is the maximum amount of share capital that a company is allowed to issue by its constitution or charter …   Financial and business terms

  • issued share capital — The nominal amount of share capital that a company actually has in issue. The amount cannot exceed the authorised share capital but it can be less than that figure. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms.… …   Law dictionary

  • Issued share capital — The issued share capital of a company is the total nominal value of the shares of a company which have been issued to shareholders and which remain outstanding (ie. have not been redeemed or repurchased to be held in treasury). These shares,… …   Wikipedia

  • share capital — That part of the capital of a company received from its owners (i. e. its members or shareholders) in return for shares Every company must commence with some share capital (a minimum of two shares). See authorized share capital; called up share… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • issued share capital — subscribed share capital The amount of the authorized share capital of a company for which shareholders have subscribed. See also: called up share capital, paid up share capital …   Accounting dictionary

  • share capital — That part of the finance of a company received from its owners (i.e. its members or shareholders) in exchange for shares. See also: authorized share capital, called up share capital, issued share capital, paid up share capital …   Accounting dictionary

  • issued share capital — subscribed share capital The amount of the authorized share capital of a company for which shareholders have subscribed. See also called up share capital; paid up share capital …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • share capital — /ˈʃɛə kæpətl/ (say shair kapuhtl) noun capital for the financing of a company to be raised by the issue of shares. See authorised capital, issued capital, paid up capital …   Australian English dictionary