The portion of registered capital of a private or public limited company
» Meer over share Shares ( share The portion of registered capital of a private or public limited company
» Meer over share stocks) that are registered on the name of the shareholder. The shareholders are listed in a shareholders’ register. The shares (stocks) are personally owned and therefore not as simple to transfer as bearer shares (stocks). If Dutch law is applicable (shares of Dutch companies) the transfer of these shares (stocks) has to be arranged at a civil notary’s office.
A private limited only knows registered shares (stocks) while a public limited may issue bearer shares (stocks) as well.