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deferred ordinary share

Edited by Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Accounting

Fifth edition

Published in print July 2016 | ISBN: 9780198743514
Published online November 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191803147
deferred ordinary share

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1. A type of ordinary share, formerly often issued to founder members of a company, in which dividends are paid only after all other types of ordinary share have been paid. Such shares often entitle their owners to a large share of the profit....

Reference Entry.  76 words. 

Subjects: Accounting

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