A company which does not have a listing on the Exchange and is debarred from offering its shares to the general public.
A company that issues private stock and is not publicly traded.
A company with only one certificate. This company is initially owned by a player. In later phases of the game most private companies may be sold to operating companies. It is called a private company because it can have only one owner.
A company whose shares are not traded on the open market. opposite of public company.
A company whose shares are held by individuals or private funds such as venture capital funds. See also IPO, going public, and public company.
Shares are held privately by one or more individuals and are not traded in the open market. There is no minimum or maximum capital value and whilst there need be no more than one member with only one share there must be at least two individuls involved in running the company (a director and secretary). The secretary can be an employee.
a company that is independently owned
a company that is not a public company
a Limited Company
A company that does not sell its shares to the general public (through a stock exchange). The transfer (sale) of shares in such a company is usually restricted in some way, such as by the requirement that the directors or shareholders of the corporation must approve any transfer of shares in advance of the sale.
Companies which are generally restricted to a maximum number of members or shareholders.
A company whose shares are owned by a small number of investors, often members of a family.
A company that has not issued securities through a public offering and its shares are not traded on the stock exchange.
In general, a company that does not sell its shares to the public (i.e. is not listed on a stock exchange). The transfer (sale) of shares in the company is restricted in some way, such as by the requirement that the directors or shareholders have to approve in advance any transfer of shares.
A company in which the number of its members is restricted to 50.
A company which is not a public company and which his debarred from offering its shares to the general public.
A company owned exclusively by an individual, family or small group of people.
normally this type of concern raises capital from its founder members. It is conducted in private hands. It does not issue invitations to the general public to invest in it.
A company which is not a public company and does not offer its shares to the general public.
Unless a Company is stated to be a public Company (i.e. in its Memorandum) and has a nominal capital of at least 50,000. it is a private Company. See also 'Public Company
Under the Companies Act 1985, companies are incorporated as either private ("limited") or public ("Plc"). They are distinguished by different standards of regulation in the Companies Act 1985 and other legislation. Public companies require a minimum capital investment of £50,000 and are designed for use as more substantial companies with wide share ownership. They may be listed. Private companies are the category which represents the remainder of companies.
A corporate entity which (i) limits the number of its members to 50, (ii) does not invite public to subscribe to its capital, and (iii) restricts the members' right to transfer shares.