Talk about the number of options – not the percentage of the company

We are often asked how you count the number of shares or warrants a person should receive when they have been promised a certain percentage of the company. If the company has 2.5 million shares and someone has been promised “one per cent of the company” – what does that mean? First we should conclude […]

Can a company own its own shares?

The rules vary depending on if its a private or a public company. Normally a private company can not own its own shares (in Sweden, internationally this varies). The same goes for subsidiaries – a subsidiary may not, in most situations, own shares in its parent company. This is stated in 19 kap i Aktiebolagslagen. […]

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