In order to conduct a redemption, repurchase, gift or retraction of shares from a shareholding back into a company's treasury, you must first have shareholdings with issued shares. 

To redeem shares, follow these simple steps:

  1. Navigate to the profile of the entity for which you would like to do a redemption transaction;
  2. Navigate to the Securities > Shares section down the lefthand side of the screen;
  3. In the Transactions tab, select + New - a list of various transactions will appear;
  4. Select Redeem from the list of transactions - a workflow will open up;
  5. Fill in the Transaction Date and Resolution Date; if you do not yet have these dates, check off Blank Transaction Date/Blank Resolution Date and fill them in at a later time - note: if you check off Blank Transaction Date, underlines will appear in the documents when you generate them where the dates would have appeared;
  6. In the Number of shares field, enter the number of shares you wish to redeem, and enter the Price per share if applicable;
  7. In the From section, select the shareholder from which you would like to redeem shares;
  8. A list of the share certificates issued to that shareholder will appear - check off the certificate(s) from which you would like to redeem the shares;
  9. A line will appear next to each certificate number - enter the amount of shares to be redeemed from each certificate - note: make sure that the numbers you enter in the certificates section match up with the amount you entered in the Number of shares field;
  10. Check off Leave balance on certificate if you would like to leave the balance shares (where applicable) on the original certificate - note: if you do not check this off and there is a balance left on the certificate, the original certificate will be cancelled and a new certificate will be issued with the balance;
  11. Click Next and move on to the Review tab, review the information and select Redeem;
  12. You will notice the redemption transaction appear in the Transactions section, and in the Certificates section you will see the related certificates;
  13. You can then proceed to generate documents to support this transaction as required.

To repurchase shares, follow these simple steps:

  1. Navigate to the profile of the entity for which you would like to do a repurchase transaction;
  2. Navigate to the Securities > Shares section down the lefthand side of the screen;
  3. In the Transactions tab, select + New - a list of various transactions will appear;
  4. Select Repurchase from the list of transactions - a workflow will open up;
  5. Fill in the Transaction Date and Resolution Date; if you do not yet have these dates, check off Blank Transaction Date/Blank Resolution Date and fill them in at a later time - note: if you check off Blank Transaction Date, underlines will appear in the documents when you generate them where the dates would have appeared;
  6. In the Number of shares field, enter the number of shares you wish to repurchase, and enter the Price per share if applicable;
  7. In the From section, select the shareholder from which you would like to repurchase shares;
  8. A list of the share certificates issued to that shareholder will appear - check off the certificate(s) from which you would like to repurchase the shares;
  9. A line will appear next to each certificate number - enter the amount of shares to be repurchased from each certificate - note: make sure that the numbers you enter in the certificates section match up with the amount you entered in the Number of shares field;
  10. Check off Leave balance on certificate if you would like to leave the balance shares (where applicable) on the original certificate - note: if you do not check this off and there is a balance left on the certificate, the original certificate will be cancelled and a new certificate will be issued with the balance;
  11. Click Next and move on to the Review tab, review the information and select Repurchase;
  12. You will notice the repurchase transaction appear in the Transactions section, and in the Certificates section you will see the related certificates;
  13. You can then proceed to generate documents to support this transaction as required.

To gift shares, follow these simple steps:

  1. Navigate to the profile of the entity for which you would like to do a gift transaction;
  2. Navigate to the Securities > Shares section down the lefthand side of the screen;
  3. In the Transactions tab, select + New - a list of various transactions will appear;
  4. Select Gift from the list of transactions - a workflow will open up;
  5. Fill in the Transaction Date and Resolution Date; if you do not yet have these dates, check off Blank Transaction Date/Blank Resolution Date and fill them in at a later time - note: if you check off Blank Transaction Date, underlines will appear in the documents when you generate them where the dates would have appeared;
  6. In the Number of shares field, enter the number of shares you wish to gift;
  7. In the From section, select the shareholder from which you would like to gift shares;
  8. A list of the share certificates issued to that shareholder will appear - check off the certificate(s) from which you would like to gift the shares;
  9. A line will appear next to each certificate number - enter the amount of shares to be gifted from each certificate - note: make sure that the numbers you enter in the certificates section match up with the amount you entered in the Number of shares field;
  10. Check off Leave balance on certificate if you would like to leave the balance shares (where applicable) on the original certificate - note: if you do not check this off and there is a balance left on the certificate, the original certificate will be cancelled and a new certificate will be issued with the balance;
  11. Click Next and move on to the Review tab, review the information and select Gift;
  12. You will notice the gift transaction appear in the Transactions section, and in the Certificates section you will see the related certificates;
  13. You can then proceed to generate documents to support this transaction as required.

To retract shares, follow these simple steps:

  1. Navigate to the profile of the entity for which you would like to do a retraction transaction;
  2. Navigate to the Securities > Shares section down the lefthand side of the screen;
  3. In the Transactions tab, select + New - a list of various transactions will appear;
  4. Select Retract from the list of transactions - a workflow will open up;
  5. Fill in the Transaction Date and Resolution Date; if you do not yet have these dates, check off Blank Transaction Date/Blank Resolution Date and fill them in at a later time - note: if you check off Blank Transaction Date, underlines will appear in the documents when you generate them where the dates would have appeared;
  6. In the Number of shares field, enter the number of shares you wish to retract, and enter the Price per share if applicable;
  7. In the From section, select the shareholder from which you would like to retract shares;
  8. A list of the share certificates issued to that shareholder will appear - check off the certificate(s) from which you would like to retract the shares;
  9. A line will appear next to each certificate number - enter the amount of shares to be retracted from each certificate - note: make sure that the numbers you enter in the certificates section match up with the amount you entered in the Number of shares field;
  10. Check off Leave balance on certificate if you would like to leave the balance shares (where applicable) on the original certificate - note: if you do not check this off and there is a balance left on the certificate, the original certificate will be cancelled and a new certificate will be issued with the balance;
  11. Click Next and move on to the Review tab, review the information and select Retract;
  12. You will notice the retraction transaction appear in the Transactions section, and in the Certificates section you will see the related certificates;
  13. You can then proceed to generate documents to support this transaction as required.

Watch the video below for a preview of a redemption transaction:

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