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Need help about Corporation

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 06:29 pm Click here to edit this post
Hi, i'm pretty new to Simcountry and it's my second (real) week playing. I learnt the benefit of private corps recently and also learnt you can sell your state corps on the share market. So here my question : If I own less than 25 % of share in my state corps it become an privately held corps right?
what are the benefit of those compared to the traditional CEO corps? Can we use the ''back to work school'' and the '' special clinic'' with those ?

and another question completly apart : I started to play with the private investement fund and buy share but I still dont understand how do share pays dividend. I used to own 12 % of a corp that was doing some profit and clearly, I didnt have 12 % of the profit via dividend ( and I think that how the dividend works in real life ? ) So to sumarize my question : how do we know how much a corps pays in dividend per share prior to buying the shares ?

thanks you !


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 09:12 pm Click here to edit this post
Who ever owns the most shares of a corp is the owner or can control the settings of the corp (excepting investment funds who can never own a corp). If you sell 51% of your state corp shares (IPO) to a CEO it becomes a CEO corp. The advantage is that it can upgrade to a higher level, 225, instead of 200. The CEO who owns the 51% of shares then controls the corps setting and the corp will pay country resources used to the country it is in. Similar to a CEO corp that is built directly in a country by an Enterprise.

If you go further and sell shares down to one entity owning less than 25% of the shares, say 25% in an enterprise, 24.9% country and the rest in IFs, then the corp becomes 'truly public' and can upgrade even further to 250.

You have to remember that the profits of the corp will be divided on a share number held basis. So if you sell off shares of your state corp, you might get a one off payment for them but you have lost that % of its profit every month.

Special schools and back to work schools do need CEO corps in your country. The more the CEO corps, the more workers you can train back to work.

IFs...I am not the best on understanding these, but I think you'll find any dividend paid out goes to your investment fund, this fund then pays a profit which is a small amount per higher paid worker. The more they have to spend, the more they contribute to country costs in theory. But how this is actually working nowadays is debatable, as some report IFs are hardly worth the effort.


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 06:17 pm Click here to edit this post
Thank you ! so basicacly, if I put one of my state corps on the share market and I lose to majority to a CEO I can rehabilitate the injured worker and the housewive ? Is there a safer way to sell a state corps like selling it directly to a CEO without goign on the share market ?


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 09:01 pm Click here to edit this post
Sometimes you might be able to get a CEO to buy a state corp outright, yes.

You dont have to sell all the shares of your state corp if you would rather keep some. Just sell the percentage you want, like 51% hopefully to a CEO. But it is impossible to guarantee who will buy those shares. If you have a CEO you would like to take control of your state corps (a good move in some econ philosophies) then it is possible but difficult to ensure the ceo gets those shares.


Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 07:01 am Click here to edit this post
thx crafty, if you know any CEO on GR that be willing to buy my corps send them to me, I cant seems to have any answer to my CEO demand on the forum :( my country : the republic of monna Lin 126 welfare and 0 % tax !

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