What Is Prospectus And Its Contents?


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Anonymous answered
Companies Act 1956, defines a Prospectus as “any document described or issued as prospectus and includes any notice, circular, advertisement inviting deposits from the public or inviting offers from the public for subscription or purchase of any shares in, or debentures of a body corporate”.

In simple words, it may be defined as an invitation to the public to subscribe to a company’s shares or debentures.  The following are the contents of Prospectus;

1. Name and Registered office of the company
2. The main objects of the company
3. Remuneration of the Directors
4. Names, addresses, descriptions and occupations of the Directors, Managing Directors,    
  Secretaries, Treasurers and Managers
5. Particulars of the property of the company
6. Amount of preliminary expenses
7. Amount of expenses of the issue
8. Details of every contract with the company
9. Time and Place where contracts may be inspected
10. Name and address of the auditors and bankers of the company
11. Particulars of reserves and reserves capitalized
12. Time of opening and closing of subscription list
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what is a prospectus

yuan hui Profile
yuan hui answered
The prospectus is a formal written offer to sell securities (filed with the SEC) that sets forth a plan for a (proposed) business enterprise.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
The statement of the 'issue house' making a proposal to the public to invest in the company's shares and debentures is the deemed prospectus of the company.

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