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Transfer of Share

Share Transfer

Ownership of a company rests with the shareholders and not the Directors. Transfer of ownership of a company can therefore be accomplished by transferring shares of the company from one person or entity to another.

Share transfer in a private limited company is usually more restricted when compared to a listed company that is publicly traded. The entire shares of a private limited company are usually owned by a family or a small group of persons or entities. Hence, most of the Articles of Association of a Private Limited Company limit the right of a shareholder to transfer the company’s shares to an outsider. Therefore, it is important to review the Articles of Association of the Company prior to affecting a share transfer.

Vincyte can help you transfer shares of a private limited company by completing the necessary procedures as per Companies Act; 2013.Vincyte is an easy way for companies to manage share transfers. Produce branded share certificates with automatic updates to online statutory registers.

Pre-requisites

Company name and registration number.

Number and class (type) of shares being transferred.

Amount paid or due to be paid for the shares, if applicable.

Details of any non-cash payments, if applicable.

Name and address of existing owner (transferor).

Name and address of new owner (transferee).

Authorising signature of both parties.

Declaration of Stamp Duty liability, if any.

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