What you have to do:
- go to http://mca.gov.in/MCA21/index.html.
- Create an account.
- Go to ‘View Public Documents’
- Enter the name of the company you’re looking for.
- Check in the list whether Form 20B (for filing Annual Return) is available for that company.
- If it is, then make the payment and download this Form.
Check from the official website of a stock exchange
Individuals can also access the shareholding pattern document of a company through the concerned stock exchange it is listed with, like BSE or NSE. To do so, they need to visit the exchange’s website and enter the company’s name.
The confirmation statement for any company is publically available on the companies house and can be used to identify the shareholders of any UK company. You can see that shareholder one has 3,516 “A Ordinary” shares.
An unlisted company is a company that is not listed on the stock market. Listed companies are acquired by several shareholders. Unlisted companies are acquired by private investors like founders, founders’ family and peers. Shares are very liquid, as demand is readily open.
You can find out the names of the shareholders of a public company through several resources. If you wish to find out the names of large shareholders of a public company that has filed with the SEC, you can find this information by searching EDGAR, the SEC’s Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System.
Steps to Check Company Registration Status
- Step 1: Go to the MCA website.
- Step 2: Go to the ‘MCA Services’ tab. In the drop-down click on ‘View Company/LLP Master Data’.
- Step 3: Enter the company CIN. Enter the captcha code. Click on ‘Submit’.
Visit the website of the stock exchange on which the company is listed. The website would give you the link to access the shareholding pattern details of the listed companies. You can also visit the official website of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to check the shareholding pattern of a company.
Public Group- Share holders other than promoters constitute public shareholding pattern. FIIs, DIIs, banks, money managers, mutual funds, insurance companies, individuals, etc. come under this group.
You can search the public company record online on Companies House Service by: Visiting https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Entering the company name, company registration number, or officer name in the search box.
Shareholders are otherwise known as the members of a company. Under the Companies Act, 2013, any person can become a shareholder and a person could mean an individual, body corporate, an association or a company irrespective of its incorporation.
Companies House discloses the names and shareholdings of all company members (shareholders) on the public register. The first shareholders, who are known as ‘subscribers’, must also provide a service address (correspondence address).
How do I invest in public unlisted companies?
You can invest in the top unlisted companies in India by investing in start-ups and intermediaries, buying ESOPs directly from employees or promoters, or investing in PMS and AIF schemes that pick up unlisted shares.
How do you know if a company is listed or unlisted?
12 February 2015 CIN of a company itself exhibits whether it is listed or not. If the first letter is U it is unlisted and if L, it is listed. If you don’t know the CIN , visit MCA website and view company master data.
The answer is a platform like UnlistedZone. UnlistedZone displays the current market price of an unlisted stock on their websites for all the unlisted stocks available for investment. In case the price is not available at the website same can be obtained from UnlistedZone by simply dropping an email.