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Stock Company (AS)

A stock company (SC or AS) is a company which shares, stocks may be the subject of public circulation (publicly traded shares). The company is a legal person.

If the shares, stocks are publicly traded, then it’s called a joint stock company. In the United Kingdom it is known as Public limited company (Plc).

The Enterprise Register registers only stock companies (SC or AS).

The Enterprise Register does not keep registers of shareholders, and therefore, no changes in the composition of shareholders must be notified to the Enterprise Register.

  • Minimum equity is EUR 35 000
  • The equity and the nominal value of one share can be divided by the smallest nominal value of the company’s shares and 10 cents without a remainder.