plc

Abbr. public limited company. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
A company which, by registering as a plc and adhering to strict legal requirements as a result, has the ability to issue shares to the public. Contrast this with a private limited company, which is not permitted to issue shares to the public. Public Limited Company should not be confused with a listed company. A listed company is a public limited company which has obtained a listing from the Stock Exchange and not all public limited companies do this. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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public limited company (plc)
In the UK, a public company limited by shares and having a share capital, and which may offer shares for purchase by the general public. Only PLCs may qualify for listing or trading on the London Stock Exchange. Exchange Handbook Glossary
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Public Limited Company (plc)
A company which is registered as a public limited company, has an unlimited number of ordinary shareholders and can offer its shares to the public. Financial Services Glossary
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public limited company (plc)
A company whose shares may be purchased by the public and whose share capital is not less than a statutory minimum. Not all plcs are listed companies. London Stock Exchange Glossary
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A company which, by registering as a plc and adhering to strict legal requirements as a result, has the ability to issue shares to the public. Contrast this with a private limited company, which is not permitted to issue shares to the public. Public Limited Company should not be confused with a listed company. A listed company is a public limited company which has obtained a listing from the Stock Exchange and not all public limited companies do this. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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PLC PLC also plc
abbreviation for product; public limited company

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   A UK company title: abbreviation of public limited company.

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plc UK US (also PLC) /ˌpiːelˈsiː/ noun
ABBREVIATION for public limited company: a form of company in the UK whose shares can be bought and sold by the public and whose debts are limited if it goes bankrupt: »

J Sainsbury plc

ABBREVIATION for PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE(Cf. ↑product life cycle)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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