Define: Public Limited Company (PLC)

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Definition: Public Limited Company (PLC)


Quick Summary of Public Limited Company (PLC)


A company which has limited liability and offers its shares to the public.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Public Limited Company (PLC) are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.