preference shares


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preference shares

pl n
(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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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 4, 2019--Bank of Jinzhou announces suspension of dividend payments on preference shares
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ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--AM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited's Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares
The Board of the Bank is pleased to announce that, as at the date of this announcement, the Bank has received the proceeds of the non-public issuance of Domestic Preference Shares (the first tranche) amounting to RMB73,000,000,000 (including the paid offering expenses of RMB16,060,000 and unpaid offering expenses of RMB5,850,000).
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-June 21, 2019-Victoria Park announces delisting of preference shares on 4 July 2019
MDC Partners announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Stagwell Group pursuant to which Stagwell has invested $100M in MDC Partners through the purchase of $50 M in MDC Partners common shares and $50M non-voting convertible preference shares. In connection with the transaction, industry veteran Mark Penn will join MDC Partners as CEO and a member of its Board of Directors.
Chicago: Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BB+' rating to Enstar Group Limited's (Enstar) new issuance of perpetual non-cumulative preference shares, series E.
It also announced a dividend of 7.5 percent per annum on redeemable preference shares of face value of Rs.
HONG KONG, Nov 12, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Huishang Bank Corporation Limited ("Huishang Bank" or "the Bank", HK:3698) is pleased to announce the issuance of Offshore Preference Shares (HK:4608) has been completed on 10 November 2016.
Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) has redeemed preference shares held by government of Pakistan/others along with profit for the applicable period.
NRI metals-to-mining tycoon Anil Agarwal's Vedanta Ltd on Fsweetened its offer for merging group's oil producer Cairn India with itself deal by offering three additional preference shares in the hope of getting nod from the group arm's minority shareholders.