ABBREVIATIONS FOR FORMS OF COMPANY INCORPORATION



AB Aktiebolag (Finland, Sweden)
AB Oy Aktiebolag Osakeyhtiot (Finland)
A.E. Anonimos Eteria (Greece)
AG Aktiengesellschaft (Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
A.O. Anonim Ortaklari/Ortakligi (Turkey)
ApS Amparteselskab (Denmark)
A.Š. Anonim Širketi (Turkey)
A/S Aksjeselskap (Norway); Aktieselskab (Denmark, Sweden)
Ay Avoinyhtio (Finland)
B.A. Buttengewone Aansprakeiijkheid (The Netherlands)
Bhd. Berhad (Malaysia, Brunei)
B.V. Besloten Vennootschap (Belgium, The Netherlands)
C.A. Compania Anonima (Ecuador, Venezuela)
C. de R.L. Compania de Responsabilidad Limitada (Spain)
Co. Company
Corp. Corporation
CRL Companhia a Responsabilidao Limitida (Portugal, Spain)
C.V. Commanditaire Vennootschap (The Netherlands, Belgium)
G.I.E. Groupement d'Interet Economique (France)
GmbH Gesellschaft mit beschraenkter Haftung (Austria, Germany, Switzerland)
Inc. Incorporated (United States, Canada)
I/S Interessentselskab (Denmark); Interesentselskap (Norway)
KG/KGaA Kommanditgesellschaft/Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (Austria, Germany, Switzerland)
KK Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan)
K/S Kommanditselskab (Denmark); Kommandittselskap (Norway)
Lda. Limitada (Spain)
L.L.C. Limited Liability Company (United States)
Ltd. Limited (Various)
Ltda. Limitada (Brazil, Portugal)
Ltee. Limitee (Canada, France)
mbH mit beschraenkter Haftung (Austria, Germany)
N.V. Naamloze Vennootschap (Belgium, The Netherlands)
OAO Otkrytoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestve (Russia)
OOO Obschestvo s Ogranichennoi Otvetstvennostiu (Russia)
Oy Osakeyhtiö (Finland)
PLC Public Limited Co. (United Kingdom, Ireland)
Pty. Proprietary (Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom)
S.A. Société Anonyme (Belgium, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Arab speaking countries); Sociedad Anónima (Latin America [except Brazil], Spain, Mexico); Sociedades Anônimas (Brazil, Portugal)
SAA Societe Anonyme Arabienne
S.A.R.L. Sociedade Anonima de Responsabilidade Limitada (Brazil, Portugal); Société à Responsabilité Limitée (France, Belgium, Luxembourg)
S.A.S. Societá in Accomandita Semplice (Italy); Societe Anonyme Syrienne (Arab speaking countries)
Sdn. Bhd. Sendirian Berhad (Malaysia)
S.p.A. Società per Azioni (Italy)
Sp. z.o.o. Spólka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnoscia (Poland)
S.R.L. Società a Responsabilità Limitata (Italy); Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (Spain, Mexico, Latin America [except Brazil])
S.R.O. Spolecnost s Rucenim Omezenym (Czechoslovakia
Ste. Societe (France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland)
VAG Verein der Arbeitgeber (Austria, Germany)
YK Yugen Kaisha (Japan)
ZAO Zakrytoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestve (Russia)

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