Companies Act 2014
Definition ( Chapter 3)
1372. In this Chapter “traded company” means—
(a) a public limited company;
(b) a designated activity company;
(c) a company limited by guarantee; or
(d) a public unlimited company or a public unlimited company, that has no share capital;
that in the case of a public limited company has shares or debentures, or in the case of any of the other foregoing types of company has debentures, admitted to trading on a regulated market in an EEA state.