Shelf Companies

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A Shelf Company is the name given to a “readymade company” that has obtained all registrations and filings required to start doing business.

Often, whether for companies that have recently arrived in Brazil or to take part in special developments, such as tenders and opening of subsidiaries of multinational companies, one has to have a structure ready.

It is known that one of the major obstacles to doing business in Brazil is the time spent to open the business.

Quickly and securely, the Shelf Company prevents various bureaucratic proceedings, which have been completed.

For services directly related to changes of the company’s control, we offer many of them already included in the Shelf Company’s purchase price.

LTDA (limited liability) Shelf Company

The purpose of this type of company is to act as a holding, and it has the regular records of a company, such as, for instance, Enrollment in the Registry of Commerce, National Registry of Legal Entities (CNPJ), Municipal Taxpayer Registry, Social Security (INSS), Severance Pay Fund (FGTS) and Employers’ Association. In this modality, we have companies with head offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

S/A (corporation) Shelf Company

The purpose of this type of company is to act as a holding, and it has the regular records of a company, such as, for instance, Enrollment in the Registry of Commerce, National Registry of Legal Entities (CNPJ), Municipal Taxpayer Registry, Social Security (INSS), Severance Pay Fund (FGTS) and Employers’ Association.

S/A (corporation) Shelf Company (special)

In addition to the usual enrollments, such as Enrollment in the Registry of Commerce, National Registry of Legal Entities (CNPJ), Municipal Taxpayer Registry, Social Security (INSS), Severance Pay Fund (FGTS) and Employers’ Association, this shelf company modality is already enrolled in the Central Bank’s RDE IED system and has two offices appointed, two appointed officers who may remain in office with no need to file a first amendment for this engagement, only signing the share transfer book.

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