The profits are either divided equally per capita or however is agreed upon in the partnership agreement.
Silent partnerships are also possible. These are unregistered partnerships, where one or two shareholders do not appear to participate externally. However, they do support the partnership in some or other way and are often due a share of the net income.
Unregistered partnerships are often used in the independent professions, such as architects’ offices or law firms with two or more associates. Unregistered partnerships cannot be listed in the Commercial Registry.