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English definition of “called-up share capital”

called-up share capital

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 .
(Definition of called-up share capital noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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