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What is the difference between Public Limited Companies & Private Limited Companies ?

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Asked by Anoop, 20 Dec '07 03:49 pm
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Public Ltd compnay will accept shares from the public whereas Private Ltd co. cannot accept shares from the public . Only their own funds they have run the company. There are lot of differences. U can see the website also
Answered by Chandrasekar R, 20 Dec '07 03:51 pm

 
  
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Distinction Between A Public Company And a Private Company Following are the main points of difference between a Public Company and a Private Company :-
1. Minimum Paid-up Capital : A company to be Incorporated as a Private Company must have a minimum paid-up capital of Rs. 1,00,000, whereas a Public Company must have a minimum paid-up capital of Rs. 5,00,000.
2. Minimum number of members : Minimum number of members required to form a private company is 2, whereas a Public Company requires atleast 7 members.
3. Maximum number of members : Maximum number of members in a Private Company is restricted to 50, there is no restriction of maximum number of members in a Public Company.
4. Transerferability of shares : There is complete restriction on the transferability of the shares of a Private Company through its Articles of Association , whereas there is no restriction on the transferability of the shares of a Public company
5 .Issue of Prospectus : A Private Company is prohibited fr ...more
Answered by shivangini, 12 Apr '08 06:21 pm

 
  
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Public ltd co. has board of directors. Pvt ltd has partners.
Answered by Parashar, 20 Dec '07 03:58 pm

 
  
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Private Ltd. have minimum 2 Shareholders, Liability of Shareholders
Public Ltd. have minimum 7 Shareholders, Liability of Company & Its properties
Answered by Sanjeev, 20 Dec '07 03:55 pm

 
  
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Public ltd co. has board of directors.
pvt ltd has partners.
Answered by arun mishra, 20 Dec '07 03:50 pm

 
  
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