Alteration of share capital

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The details to be included in a statement of capital, where one is required from a company by various provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006),...
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25th Sep
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Company number: [insert][insert company name] [LTD OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of...
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Company number: [insert number][insert company name] [LTD OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of...
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Company number: [insert][insert company name] [LIMITED OR PLC]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of...
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Company number: [insert number]The companies act 2006Company limited by sharesResolution[S] of[insert company name]  [Ltd OR PLC](the...
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Company number: [insert][insert company name] [Limited OR plc]Minutes of a meeting of the board of directors (the Meeting) of [insert full name of...
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Company number: [insert number][insert company name]  [LTD OR PLC](the Company)Statement of directorsWe, all the directors of the Company, make this...
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Q&As
Section 617 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) allows a limited company to alter its share capital by sub-dividing its shares. CA 2006, s 618 permits...
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28th Sep
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This Q&A examines how a company may carry out a redesignation of shares, meaning a change in the name of some or all of a class of shares that it has...
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28th Sep
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There is no specific statutory provision in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) or elsewhere permitting the conversion of shares from one class to...
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28th Sep
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It is not possible to convert fully-paid shares into a new class of shares with a higher nominal value than the old class, on the basis that they are...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 28th Sep
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Articles of associationBefore proceeding with any sub-division of shares the company’s articles of association will need to be reviewed to ensure that...
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28th Sep
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A limited company having a share capital may not alter that share capital, except in the ways listed in section 617 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 28th Sep
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Section 629 of the Companies Act 2006 provides that, for the purposes of the Companies Acts, shares are of one class if the rights attached to them...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 28th Sep
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In answering this question we have assumed that the company in question issues certificated shares.Initially the articles of association should be...
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Section 542(1) of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) states that shares in a limited company having a share capital must have a fixed nominal value.CA...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 28th Sep
Q&As
A limited company having a share capital may not alter that share capital, except in the ways listed in section 617 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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A redesignation of shares involves a change in the name of some or all of a class of shares that a company has in issue, without any change being made...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 28th Sep
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The Practice Note: Different classes of share capital contains general information about convertible preference shares. Then see the following Q&As on...
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Section 617 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) allows a limited company to alter its share capital by sub-dividing its shares. CA 2006, s 618 permits...
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Produced in partnership with Brenda Hannigan of Southampton University 28th Sep

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