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Hostile takeover bid to turn company private - how does it work (current context: Musk / Twitter)?

With regard to the current coverage of Musk announcing his wish to turn Twitter into a private company, I'd appreciate some clarification: Twitter stock, according to Yahoo Finance, is owned by ...
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Stamp duty on UK share purchases made by non-UK residents

I am a UK ex-pat living in the EU and have recently bought shares in two different UK companies using an EU-based broker. Following the transactions I was surprised to find that there was no stamp ...
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What do I do with nominee shares I got from a crowdfunding "investment"?

I am not an investor and it all goes a bit beyond me and that's why the things I've found on Google on this topic don't really add up for me. Years ago I "invested" in a company that I like ...
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Santander scrip dividend shares - how to calculate base cost for UK capital gains tax

I own various Spanish shares and often receive scrip or stock dividends in lieu of cash. When I come to sell how do I work out the base cost of the shares for UK capital gains tax purposes? I know it ...
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How common are shareholders' clubs and 'fidelity bonuses'?

I was wondering: How common are shareholders' clubs outside France? In France, at least a dozen of the CAC 40 companies have such clubs, where they offer various advantages like museum / concert ...
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Norway Merkur market from Australia?

I'm having troubles trying to find a way to buy shares from the Norway Merkur market as an Australian. The Australian banks I contacted are not offering Norway shares. I'm struggling, and failed to ...
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What if there is only Bid and no Ask?

Today, I have bought shares of one company at morning and it was showing inflation where both both Ask and Bid was rotating but later, till afternoon, only Bid was rising and Ask it was 0. When this ...
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Arrange custody for CREST-qualified London Stock Exchange shares

I own some shares in a non publicly traded investment company / mutual fund and I am told that the company is going to seek listing in the London Stock Exchange and have its shares become "CREST-...
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Any DTC Registered Brokers for Indian trying to exchange restricted units to ordinary shares?

I am an ex-Broadcom (BRCM) employee laid off during 2014 Aug before it is sold to another company Avago. During my tenure at that company I received some RSU s which were converted to restricted units ...
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Early Exercised NSO Shares when company is acquired and the tender offer is lower than the strike price

I early exercised my company shares a few years ao at about $6/share and filed a 43(b) tax form. I'm no longer at the company, but all my shares are vested. This company was recently purchased by a ...
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Company taken over by new owners, how?

More than 10 years ago I was working in, and a part owner of, a company that was traded on the OTC BB. Specifically, my shares were restricted shares under SEC Rule 144, and the shares were not in any ...
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Can I be held liable for tax obligations by simply accepting Ordinary Shares without further action?

I've been granted the opportunity to accept a certain number of Ordinary (voting) shares with a nominal value of £0.01 each, along with an exercise option. This option allows me to exercise these ...
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Where are the Direct Stock Purchases (DSP) sold?

I am new to stack trading. I want to understand if the stock bought directly from a company via Direct Stock Purchase and is in my Demat account, be sold through another Online Brokerage account I ...
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Is a significant amount of directly registered shares new or in any way noteworthy?

I have found this Reddit post, which states that about 25% of Gamestops Free Float (yeah this again) has been directly registered by retail share holders. The post (and the community as a whole) make ...
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How to check the number of float shares of a stock?

https://ir.aterian.io/static-files/dfc62a8a-ba54-4202-aaa6-864d47fb6f51 The 10-Q of ATER only lists the number of outstanding shares. Morningstar lists the number of float shares of ATER as 32.32 Mil. ...
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What does this statement mean in my ESOP?

I am in senior marketing position at my startup and I have been recently granted ESOP. My contract has this written in it: 55,000 options (Shareholder Interests, Options), which represents an ...
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Need of Equity share capital if one has sufficient reserves and surplus?

New to stock market correct me if i'm wrong. Reliance Industries balance sheet According to my understanding reserves and surplus keep account for profit that a company makes and this money is ...
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How to go about a cost-effective one-time sale of shares?

I have no real experience of trading in shares, but I have inherited some, and I'd like to find out how to go about selling them. There are a few specific considerations to my case: I have a physical ...
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SPAC: FTCV -> eToro: What may become of my FTCV shares post merger?

After yesterday's announcement that eToro and FTCV are planning on merging, FTCV shares became available to eToro users. Target for the merger of the SPAC and eToro will be Q3 2021. Opening a position ...
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Shares outstanding in quarter report is higher than on Yahoo finance

I want to find shares outstanding of Futu Holdings Inc. (FUTU) on NASDAQ. Last quarter report shows income statement with Weighted average number of ordinary shares used in computing net income per ...
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Will I pay tax on selling the stock purchase plan I was granted by my employer in Germany?

Let's say an employer offers an stock purchase plan of 100EUR contribution from NET monthly salary of the employee across a quarter, that will be 300EUR total. Now let's say the employee at the end of ...
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Can I vote for and against the same proposal?

Suppose a company is asking its shareholders to approve a proposal, with one vote per share. Suppose I own 1000 shares. Can I use 600 shares to vote for the proposal, and use the remaining 400 shares ...
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RSU gain on payslip

I work for starbucks, and receive RSUs (shares) every November. I have also Netbenefits account for managing this shares. Even though I don't sell my shares, every December some amount of RSU gain ...
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Employer provides a SIP - Should I invest?

I recently started working for a large international company that is a big player in its industry on a global scale. I only have very limited investment experience (a Lifetime ISA which is managed by ...
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US securities/brokerage account, owned by non-resident; tax liability

Assume the following scenario: natural person (not US citizen or Green Card holder) is tax-resident in some European (EU) country owns a US-based securities/brokerage account that holds shares of a ...
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What could be the intention between increase and decrease of share capital that seem to cancel out?

A company has published shareholder meeting decisions: https://cns.omxgroup.com/cdsPublic/viewDisclosure.action?disclosureId=884745&messageId=1113616 Currently there are 40 794 850 shares with ...
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Did the German tax for share based fund drop by 30% since 2018?

In Germany is a new rule for taxing share based funds since 2018. As far as I understand it, the following rules are now in place: One has to tax pay for fond distributions. One used to pay tax for ...
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UK shares Investment advice

Having read the Motley Fool UK Investment guide many years ago, I have invested in various index trackers through ISA over the years and am very happy with this. However... I just read the (US) ...
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Old physical shares

My father bought some shares a long time ago in physical form but he doesn’t remember anything about it such as where are the docs, how many shares he bought, etc. He only has a client ID. How can ...
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Dragon oil plc shares

I still have dragon oil shares which were bought out in 2015 and had a compulsory purchase. Can I still cash in those shares and if so how and where do I start?
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I just found my Euro Disney S.C.A share certificates

I've been trying yo find out how i can sell my Euro Disney S.C.A shares. I know Euro Disney brought back the shares in 2017
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Demating City Union Bank

City Union Bank Share certificate held by my wife jointly with me was returned without demat in 2007 by M/s Integrated Enterprises due to signature mismatch etc. I happened to locate the physical ...
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Selling UK inherited shares when resident abroad in a non permitted jurisdiction

I have recently inherited a small number of shares from my mother. These are held by COMPUTERSHARE on behalf of AVIVA. I am executor and sole beneficiary and am trying to liquidate the estate. ...
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Pro Rata - Calculate the amount of shares to buy

A company gets incorporated with only 2 stakeholders: 1st stakeholder has 250 shares (a.k.a 33.33%) 2nd stakeholder has 500 shares (a.k.a 66.67%) Price per share: 1$ On it's first financing round: ...
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How to find the stock that I just inherited

My friend passed away Jan 15, 2022. I was notified this week by the custodian of the will, that I am named in the will as beneficiary of all my friend's General Electric Stock. I was told that ...
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Can we shift Delaware LLC ownership percentages without exchanging money?

There are three people in a Delaware LLC, acting as a partnership. We have a formula that we use when we distribute money (based on hours worked, mostly), so our distributions generally don't line up ...
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Selling an unsettled trade?

Here is my scenario. I purchased shares via my online broker in a placing. I never received a placing document or signed an order, my online broekr signed for me. The Trade date was 17th June ...
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What is period end basic number of $0.50 ordinary shares outstanding?

I was checking HSBC 2020 Q1 earnings release's balance sheet, and under share count, the first line says "period end basic number of $0.50 ordinary shares outstanding." I believe that the first line ...
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When a fraction of a company is publicly traded can you still own it by buying all outstanding shares?

This question is a continuation of these two earlier questions: Does the concept of non-outstanding shares exist? Do share buybacks leave a company vulnerable to predatory shareholders? I read in ...
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How does stock ownership registration work

How does stock ownership/registration work intraday? To give an example, if a hedge fund buys 100 shares on an exchange and later in the day sells them on a different venue such as a MTF or dark ...
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agreement change and company control

We have a company with 3 shareholders (1/3 of shares each). We are now restructuring and the distribution will be 45%, 45%, 10%. I and the investor will go from 33.3% to 45% while the third ...
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Thinking about opening a Stocks & Shares ISA- is it best to invest a lump sum, or make smaller regular payments?

I have some cash on which I am not currently earning any interest, and with savings rates as low as they currently are, I am thinking about investing in the stock market to try and make the most of ...
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Difference between stock market shares and overall company shares

I have had a doubt, it would be really appreciated if someone could clear it to me. if there are 1000 shares of a company ABC in the stock market, and I purchase 300. Does that mean I own, 30% of the ...
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How common stock equity related to number of share outstanding?

Recently, I check Facebook information about shares as below: Facebook balance sheet According to the definition, the common stock equation is represented as : Number of Outstanding Shares = Number of ...
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Ownership conferred by shares and ADRs bought through a broker

In the US, if one buys shares of some company, say Apple, through some broker, say Charles Schwab, does one actually become an owner of the company (Apple in this case)? I used to assume this was the ...
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What is so special about "NIFTY bank"?

What is so special about "NIFTY Bank"? I have heard the name of this bank occurring when the Share Index shows up on any screen. Firstly what are the indices present there and what do we ...
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