Shareholders refer to individuals or units that have limited or unlimited liability for the debts of a joint stock company and enjoy dividends and bonuses by holding stocks.
Shareholders are the people who make up and enjoy rights in a corporation. Any person who holds a share of the capital of a company and enjoys the shareholders' rights on the basis of an investment in the company or for other legitimate reasons is a shareholder of the company. However, due to the different types of companies, the time when investors invest in the company and the way to acquire equity, there are different expressions for the meaning of shareholders. Generally speaking, the shareholder of a limited liability company refers to the person who has rights and obligations to the company because he has subscribed the capital of the company at the time of the company's establishment or acquired the equity according to law during the period of the company's existence; The shareholder of a joint stock limited company refers to the person who legally obtains the shares of the company and enjoys the rights and obligations to the company after the establishment of the company or after the establishment of the company.