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If you are merely a shareholder in the company then only your shares at at risk. The assets of the company will be realised by the liquidator and used to pay in the following order:
1. Expense of Winding up
2. Preferential debts
3. Monies secured by floating charges
4. Unsecured creditors
5. Interest on preferential and unsecured debts
Any surplus will then be distributed by the liquidator amongst the shareholders (ie. you). You should contact the company and ask if they have appointed a liquidator (this may be an official receiver). They will keep you informed of the liquidation process, and whether it is likely you will receive any money..
If you cannot obtain information from the company as to liquidator then you can check the London Gazzette, business sections in national newspapers, or contact the nearest official receivers office:-
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