Paid up capital

The part of the subscribed capital of a limited company (under Dutch law) that is fully paid up. The paid up capital must amount at least to the minimum capital.

Subscribed capital refers to the capital that is issued by the limited company and which is provided to the company by the shareholders. The shareholders have received share The portion of registered capital of a private or public limited company
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shares
( share The portion of registered capital of a private or public limited company
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stocks
) in return.

The subscribed capital has usually been paid up in money, but this is not always required under Dutch law. As long as the minimum capital is raised, it does not have to be fully paid up. The company, however, will remain entitled to demand full payment in money.

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