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Re Sunrise Radio Ltd [2009] EWHC 2893 (Ch)

By Oxbridge Law TeamUpdated 04/01/2024 07:05

Judgement for the case Re Sunrise Radio Ltd

Table Of Contents

  • Claimant had 15% shareholding in a company. Company made issue of shares despite knowing that Claimant would be unable to exercise her rights to pre-emption, and as result shareholders was decreased to 8%.

  • Sued under s.994.

Held

  • Where directors know a shareholder might not have enough money to subscribe, directors must consider what price could and should be extracted from those willing and able to subscribe

    • I.e. should not simply issue shares at par without thinking about it

  • This is particularly case where directors exercising the power stand to benefit from the exercise of power in a particular way.

  • Price that should be offered depends on circumstances of case.

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805 total pages
1072 purchased

Company law notes fully updated for recent exams in the UK. These notes...