paid-in capital

capital received from investors in exchange for stock, but not stock from capital generated from earnings or donated. This account includes capital stock and contributions of stockholders credited to accounts other than capital stock. It would also include surplus resulting from recapitalization. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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paid-in capital \ \ \The variant paid-up share capital needs to be added at paid-in capital under capital \\ paid-in capital capital

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paid-in capital UK US noun [U] (also paid-up (share) capital) FINANCE
the money that a company is paid for its shares by investors and for which complete payment has been received: »

Paid-in capital is capital that is brought in by investors in return for stock.

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The company has paid-up capital of 90 million rupees.

Compare PARTLY-PAID SHARES(Cf. partly-paid shares)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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