The public limited liability company and the private limited liability company are the most commonly used types of business entities. Both types of organisation offer limited liability, and both are governed by the Danish Companies Act. All limited liability companies – regardless of which type of organisation – must be registered with the Danish Business Authority (the “DBA”).

Other possible types of business organisation include partnerships, limited partnerships, partnerships limited by shares, co-operative limited companies, commercial foundations and European companies.

Public limited Liability Companies