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12:58 Apr 27, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial
Portuguese term or phrase:S/A
I'm in doubt whether "S/A" means plc of limited liability company
Explanation: As far as I know there is a difference between the Brazilian and American classification of companies and Limited Liability Corporation is the closest one to the concept of S/A employed in Brazil
Explanation: S/A for Sociedade Anônima - joint stock company
(company or association which has the capital of its members pooled in a common fund; the capital stock is divided into shares and distributed to represent ownership interest in the company. You may check Dicionário de Termos Jurídicos, Deocleciano T. Guimarães; and Barron's Law Dictionary), as well as Bradesco website has a good glossary of financial terms.