There’s no arguing with the fact that becoming a shareholder in a company is a serious investment of both time and money. But how do you know that your investment is properly protected? Can you be sure that all of the shareholders are completely sure about their rights and obligations when it comes to the management of the company, the sale of their shares and all of the other vital transactions that require constant co-operation between shareholders?
A shareholders’ agreement is used to record the terms and conditions on which every shareholder in a company will hold their shares. It ensures that every shareholder is treated fairly and that the affairs of the company are conducted responsibility. Because many shareholders initially invest in an amicable context of mutual trust, many fail to take any responsible measures to protect themselves against future shareholder disputes or abuse of trust, until it is already too late.
Our shareholders’ agreement ensures that this does not happen. It provides a comprehensive range of measures to ensure that the interests of all shareholders are protected. For example, the agreement addresses (amongst a whole range of other issues) the following critical issues: