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preference shares

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(Stock Exchange) Brit and Austral shares representing part of the capital issued by a company and entitling their holders to priority with respect to both net profit and net assets. Preference shares usually carry a definite rate of dividend that is generally lower than that declared on ordinary shares. US and Canadian name: preferred stock Compare ordinary shares, preferred ordinary shares
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Noun1.preference shares - stock whose holders are guaranteed priority in the payment of dividends but whose holders have no voting rights
stock - the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity); "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"
cumulative preferred, cumulative preferred stock - preferred stock whose dividends if omitted accumulate until paid out
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preference shares

pl (Brit Fin) → Vorzugsaktien pl

preference shares

npl (Brit) (Fin) → azioni fpl privilegiate
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53 per preference share (SEK 525 plus accrued part of preference share dividend amounting to SEK 1.
All shareholders of record of the Preference Shares as of 1 December 2016 were issued a make-whole redemption payment of USD1,180 per Preference Share on 15 December 2016, comprising the sum of the most recent dividend per Preference Share, the net present value of future dividend payments that would have been paid through 22 June 2019 and the USD1,000 liquidation preference on each Preference Share, discounted for present value.
Brookfield Properties Corporation announced the completion of its previously-announced Class AAA Series J preference share issue in the amount of C$200 million.
and converted to a private limited company on 15 January 2010) (the "Company") in relation to the voluntary conditional cash offer (the "Preference Share Offer") to acquire all the CRPS held by the Preference Share Holders on the terms set out in the CRPS Offer Letter;
On 7 February 2014, SAS announced an offer to the general public in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and institutional investors to subscribe for preference shares amounting to approximately 4 million preference shares, at a subscription price of SEK 500 per preference share, including an option to increase the offer to 7 million preference shares in total ("the Offer").
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-June 8, 2011--Balder increases again preference share issue(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Brookfield Properties Corporation announced the completion of its previously announced C$200 million Class AAA, Series F preference share issue.
00 per Preference Share, representing aggregate gross proceeds of $150 million.