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n a free and reasonable claim or right; fairness; impartiality. The money value of a property or of an interest in a property in excess of claims or liens against it; a risk interest or ownership right in property.


1. a justifiable share; one likely to be recognized as a fair share in an equity court.
2. total assets less total liabilities.

equity capital
the value of the capital involved in the enterprise. Includes assets less liabilities, expressed as a fixed sum.
percentage equity
absolute equity expressed as a proportion of the total worth of the enterprise.
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Any ordinary share repurchases by Aspen are subject to rating agency considerations, the market price of its ordinary shares, Aspen's ongoing sources and uses of cash and the liquidity requirements of its insurance and reinsurance business.
Separately, the Company has today issued a total of 903,815 new Ordinary Shares (the New Ordinary Shares) in the capital of the Company.
The independence of the third party enables the Company to continue to purchase Ordinary Shares (including Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs) during close periods and other prohibited periods, should they arise.
Comstar UTS ordinary shares are listed on the Moscow Stock Exchange and on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMST".
Following the above purchase, the Company holds 9,655,585 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and has 553,225,268 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
10 par value, into Ordinary Shares with no par value.
Following the above purchase, the Company holds 9,645,605 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and has 553,233,694 Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).
The principal amount of the Note is repayable in monthly installments commencing as of December 1, 2006, and may be paid in cash or, subject to certain conditions, in Ordinary Shares.
Shire plc announces that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on April 30, 2013, it purchased 7,521 of its ordinary shares of 5 pence each ( Ordinary Shares ) on August 8, 2013 through both direct purchases of Ordinary Shares, and through the purchase of Ordinary Shares underlying ADRs.
254,003,484 Ordinary Shares and 1,667,171 American depositary shares ("ADS"), each representing one Ordinary Share, have been tendered for acceptance or otherwise committed to or obtained by Valcon, collectively representing 98.
NYSE:RIG) today announced that the company's Board of Directors has authorized an increase in the amount of ordinary shares which may be repurchased pursuant to the company's share repurchase program from $2.