Limited partnership

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A limited partnership (LP) is a form of partnership similar to a general partnership except that while a general partnership must have at least two general partners (GPs), a limited partnership must have at least one GP and at least one limited partner.wikipedia
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Limited liability

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Like shareholders in a corporation, limited partners have limited liability.
The same is true for the members of a limited liability partnership and the limited partners in a limited partnership.

Limited liability partnership

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Limited partnerships are distinct from limited liability partnerships, in which all partners have limited liability.
Limited liability partnerships are distinct from limited partnerships in some countries, which may allow all LLP partners to have limited liability, while a limited partnership may require at least one unlimited partner and allow others to assume the role of a passive and limited liability investor.

Partnership

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A limited partnership (LP) is a form of partnership similar to a general partnership except that while a general partnership must have at least two general partners (GPs), a limited partnership must have at least one GP and at least one limited partner.
Most U.S. states have adopted a form of the Uniform Partnership Act, which includes provisions regulating general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships.

Private equity

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Private equity companies almost exclusively use a combination of general and limited partners for their investment funds.
Private equity (PE) typically refers to investment funds, generally organized as limited partnerships, that buy and restructure companies that are not publicly traded.

Charging order

Partnership interests (including the interests of limited partners) are afforded a significant level of protection through the charging order mechanism.
However, over the years the charging order protection was extended to limited partners and LLC members.

Limited liability limited partnership

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The 2001 amendments to the Uniform Limited Partnership Act (to the extent the amendments are adopted by state legislature) also permitted limited partnerships to become limited liability limited partnerships in states that adopt the change.
An LLLP is a limited partnership and as such consists of one or more general partners and one or more limited partners.

Qirad

According to Jairus Banaji, the Qirad and Mudaraba institutions in Islamic law and economic jurisprudence were similar to the modern limited partnership.
These traditions describe Muhammad and his companions either using the qirad or endorsing the institution Many will notice that the qirad is almost identical to the institution of the commenda later used in western Europe, though whether the qirad transformed into the commenda, or the two institutions evolved independently cannot be stated with certainty.

Kommanditgesellschaft

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A Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien has two types of participators.
A Kommanditgesellschaft (abbreviated "KG", ) is the German name for a limited partnership business entity and is used in German, Belgian, Dutch, Austrian, some other European legal systems as well as in Japan where it is called as gōshi gaisha.

Master limited partnership

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Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien – abbreviated KGaA – is a German corporate designation standing for 'partnership limited by shares', a form of corporate organization roughly equivalent to a master limited partnership.
While the "MLP" and "PTP" terms are commonly used interchangeably, MLPs are technically a type of limited partnership that conducts its operations through subsidiaries, and are not always publicly traded.

Tokumei kumiai

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In many respects they are similar to common law limited partnerships.

Gōshi gaisha

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Go-shi Gaisha is a Japanese concept of an "unlimited liability" incorporation, but its structure is similar to the limited partnership.

Merck Group

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The KGaA is a traditional type of very large family businesses (that are partly publicly traded) in Germany; the consumer products giant Henkel and pharmaceutical company Merck are prominent examples.
The Merck Group includes around 250 companies in 180 countries; the current main parent company of the group, since 1995, is named Merck KGaA, and is itself mainly owned by the former main parent company, ''E.

Privately held company

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Well-known limited partnerships include Enterprise Products and Blackstone Group (both of which are public companies), and Bloomberg L.P. (a private company).

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Bloomberg L.P.

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Well-known limited partnerships include Enterprise Products and Blackstone Group (both of which are public companies), and Bloomberg L.P. (a private company).

Kommanditselskab

A kommanditselskab (abbreviated K/S) is the Danish equivalent of the limited partnership.
A kommanditselskab ( or ; abbreviated K/S) is the Danish equivalent of the limited partnership.

Borussia Dortmund

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Also the German football club Borussia Dortmund uses this corporate organization for its professional football team.
Professional football at Dortmund is run by the organisation Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA.

Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung

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If the Komplementär is a corporation with limited liability then the type of the company has to be named as UG (haftungsbeschränkt) & Co. KGaA, GmbH & Co. KGaA, AG & Co. KGaA or SE & Co. KGaA.

Henkel

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The KGaA is a traditional type of very large family businesses (that are partly publicly traded) in Germany; the consumer products giant Henkel and pharmaceutical company Merck are prominent examples.

General partnership

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A limited partnership (LP) is a form of partnership similar to a general partnership except that while a general partnership must have at least two general partners (GPs), a limited partnership must have at least one GP and at least one limited partner.

Joint and several liability

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The GPs are, in all major respects, in the same legal position as partners in a conventional firm: they have management control, share the right to use partnership property, share the profits of the firm in predefined proportions, and have joint and several liability for the debts of the partnership.

Debt

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The GPs are, in all major respects, in the same legal position as partners in a conventional firm: they have management control, share the right to use partnership property, share the profits of the firm in predefined proportions, and have joint and several liability for the debts of the partnership.

Contract

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As in a general partnership, the GPs have actual authority, as agents of the firm, to bind the partnership in contracts with third parties that are in the ordinary course of the partnership's business.

Shareholder

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Like shareholders in a corporation, limited partners have limited liability.