called-up share capital

called-up share capital
called-up share capital UK US noun [U] (also called-up capital)
FINANCE the amount of a company's capital which has been paid for by people who have bought shares, or for which the company is asking payment: »

The firm has just €2000 of called-up share capital, no trading activities, and no cash reserves.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • called-up share capital — That part of the issued share capital of a company payment for which has either been received ( paid up share capital) or requested but not yet received (called up share capital not paid). Some shares are paid for in part at the time of issue,… …   Accounting dictionary

  • called-up share capital — When the issued share capital of a company consists of partly paid shares, that part of the share capital that has been paid in by subscribers. Compare paid up share capital; reserve capital …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • share capital — That part of the capital of a company received from its owners (i. e. its members or shareholders) in return for shares Every company must commence with some share capital (a minimum of two shares). See authorized share capital; called up share… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • share capital — That part of the finance of a company received from its owners (i.e. its members or shareholders) in exchange for shares. See also: authorized share capital, called up share capital, issued share capital, paid up share capital …   Accounting dictionary

  • paid-up share capital — fully paid capital That part of the issued share capital of a company that shareholders have paid in to the company for their fully paid or partly paid shares. Compare: called up share capital …   Accounting dictionary

  • paid-up share capital — The issued share capital of a company when this consists of fully paid shares, payment for which has been received. Compare called up share capital …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • issued share capital — subscribed share capital The amount of the authorized share capital of a company for which shareholders have subscribed. See also: called up share capital, paid up share capital …   Accounting dictionary

  • issued share capital — subscribed share capital The amount of the authorized share capital of a company for which shareholders have subscribed. See also called up share capital; paid up share capital …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Authorized Share Capital — The number of stock units that a publicly traded company can issue as stated in its articles of incorporation, or as agreed upon by shareholder vote. Authorized share capital is often not fully used by management in order to leave room for future …   Investment dictionary

  • capital — the total owned and borrowed funds in a business. Glossary of Business Terms (1) Usually refers to the total of the equity accounts in a firm. For a bank, the equity accounts are common and preferred stock, surplus, and undivided profits. For… …   Financial and business terms

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