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What does "m/s" stand for in addressing a company’s name?
13th August 2010 From India, Bhubaneswar

M/s stand for Messers (Plural of Mister). It is like we adress to any men or women for salutation...... Because a Company or an organization is also like us. It take birth when it is established and dies and when it is shut down........
13th August 2010 From India, Hyderabad
Dear Readers, Even experts has doubts in simple matters like this. This is very useful site to everyone. Thanks & Regards, P. Paraman.
14th August 2010 From India, Selam
Hi, A useful piece of information..... I never know what is m/s before... Thanks for sharing!!! Regards, Jagriti
14th August 2010 From India, Bangalore
You r partially right. Messers is applied only when a company’s name has a proper noun in it as the first word. Like M/s. Anil & Co. and not in Standard Printers Co.
14th August 2010 From India, Hyderabad
"m/s" in addressing a companys name stands for Messers.this prefix indicates organisational name as seperate legal entity.
14th August 2010 From India, Mumbai
‘M/s’ is short form of ‘Messrs’, that is, plural of Mr. (Mister). Normally it used for addressing a firm. Probably, it was started to be used when there were no companies (Pvt. Ltd. or Ltd.) and only firms (partnership) were used to be formed by a group of more than one person. Hence, to address to the group of persons who formed the firm the term ‘M/s’ became popular, viz., M/s Ram & Co.
15th August 2010 From India, Mumbai
Hello Everyone,

this is my first ever post on this web page, although I have been reading your posts etc and it is useful many a times. Well coming back to the above question M/s. is used for a proprietorship company not for a Pvt Ltd or Public Ltd company. This I learned when I was working with a Chartered Accountant.

Hope this will help you guys.

Rgds,
Yousuf Marfani
15th August 2010 From Pakistan, Karachi
There is a good debate about this at Misters or Messers?

Also see http://thalmual.com <link updated to site home> both found at http://www.google.co.uk/#q=When+do+y...880e0c34638eae

Hence, a search of the web would have highlighted the different views.

Have a nice day.

Simhan
15th August 2010 From United Kingdom
as already made clear, Messers is a plural form of Mister. here we are addressing a group of people who comprise a company. i.e. in one shot we are addressing a group
27th September 2010 From India, New Delhi



 
 
 
 







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