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Aktiengesellschaft

(abbreviated A.G.) is the German name for a corporation that is limited by shares, owned by shareholders, and may be traded at the stock market. Its form is roughly equivalent to the public limited company in the U.K. or the publicly held/open corporation in the U.S.A..

The term can be also found written as Aktien-Gesellschaft or Actien-Gesellschaft.

 


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