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- Limited Liability Company in Portugal
According to Portuguese law, a limited liability company may be incorporated with a minimum of two shareholders. However, a single person may also incorporate a single shareholder limited liability company as described in the next paragraph. The company’s name shall include the word (Limitada) or the abbreviation (LDA), which means limited.
- Sole Shareholder Limited Liability Company
The legal framework of the single shareholder limited liability company (Sociedade Unipessoal Por Quotas) is the same as the one applicable to the limited liability company. The only difference lies in the number of partners. The company’s name shall include the world (UNIPESSOAL LDA), which means sole shareholder limited.
- Limited Liability Company Capital Requirement
One of the most attractive features of incorporating a limited liability company in Portugal is that the minimum nominal value of the shares can be of 1€, since 2011; undoubtedly, it has facilitated entrepreneurs to start a business in Portugal