This range of New Zealand shareholder agreements are designed to set out the rights of all shareholders, both majority and minority owners and to protect their interests and investment.
As with most aspects of a New Zealand managing a company, a company's power to issue shares is subject to the COMPANIES ACT 1993 and to the contents of the company's constitution (if there is one). Subject to any restrictions in the Act or the constitution, the company's board of directors may issue shares, at any time, to any person and in any number, as the board chooses. Issuing shares is therefore entirely at the board of directors' discretion.
A comprehensive shareholders agreement for a new New Zealand company. Use this agreement to protect the rights of each shareholder against each other and also for setting down the strategic management of the company.
A comprehensive shareholders agreement for an existing New Zealand company Use this agreement to protect the rights of each shareholder against each other and also for setting down the strategic management of the company.
A comprehensive shareholders agreement for an existing New Zealand company that also has debt financing from a big lender such as a business angel or venture capitalist.
This shareholders agreement regulates a single venture or project that will be structured through a New Zealand company.
A comprehensive shareholders agreement for a new New Zealand company that has also been financed with debt from a big lender as well as equity.
This shareholder agreement has been drawn to include the provisions that a large professional or institutional investor such as a business angel, venture capital or private equity investor would require to protect their New Zealand investment.
Extensive warranties protect the lender of a loan. This document includes 50+ warranties, only some of which may be relevant to your situation.
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