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English definition of “unlisted company”

unlisted company

noun [C]     (UK also unquoted company)
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a company whose shares are not traded on a stock exchange : Where a listed company makes a reverse takeover offer for an unlisted company it is required to obtain its shareholders ' approval . You can buy shares in private , unlisted companies through a solicitor or accountant , or direct from existing shareholders . → Compare listed company
(Definition of unlisted company noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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