Are you considering inviting a financial investor to contribute to your business but are afraid of loss of control over company management? Do you want to motivate your employees through some form of integration with company profits? Do the rights of your co-shareholders, initially created when founding the company many years ago, no longer correspond with the business reality of today? Are you planning other changes to your company, business or among the partners? If so, forget everything that you have ever heard about shares in a limited liability company or a joint-stock company: there are totally new possibilities available! Here, we consider new options in light of joint-stock company shares only; however, all the information provided is also applicable to shares in a limited liability company.
*This article was first published on 5 August 2013 in the Czech magazine Euro.