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If you intend to buy a Swiss corporation, you should know the following:

  • An existing corporation stops its operations, but remains alive as juristic person. In this context we speak of "inactive companies" or shell companies.
  • You establish a new capital company without intending to start operations. Instead, the shelf of its legal form, be it "GmbH" (i.e. limited company) or "AG" (stock corporation), shall be sold to a third party which is then running the company as real business. In this case, we are discussing a shelf company.

Example for using a shell company

See here our list:

CH private limited companies

Name ccch-8606-
Founded1999
DomicileWinterthur ZH
Share capital 50,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Software Development
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-8637-2010
Founded2010
DomicileWiesendangen ZH
Share capital 20,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Management consultancy
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-7993-2018
Founded2018
DomicileBasel BS
Share capital 20,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Management consultancy
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-8438-2018
Founded2018
DomicileTeufen AR
Share capital 20,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Building sector
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-8406-
Founded2017
DomicileDottikon AG
Share capital 20,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Trade in goods of all kinds
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-8653-
Founded2007
DomicileGalgenen SZ
Share capital 20,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Building sector
Commentsin stock

Swiss Corporations

Name ccch-8740-1997
Founded1997
DomicileThun BE
Share capital 100,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Pharmaceutical industry
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-8748-2019
Founded2019
DomicileGisikon LU
Share capital 100,000 CHF
Paid up 50%
Industry Print office
Commentsin stock
Name ccch-5233-1971
Founded1971
DomicileHerisau AR
Share capital 50,000 CHF
Paid up 100%
Industry Building sector
Commentsin stock

The advantage of buying a shell company

Buying a shell company has the advantage that the enterprise already exists, so you do not need any founders. Furthermore, it is no longer evident who owns the company, so that anonymity is guaranteed!

In addition to this, there is no more liability for founders, which is sometimes a hidden risk for incorporators. Normally, the corporation's liquidity depends on its age. Obviously, new corporations obtain less credit than older ones, irrespective whether company name, domicile etc. have been altered in the shell or not! Therefore, shell companies have a better credit history!

The acquisition of a shell company can be realized fast and easy, a notary is not needed.

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