A ready-made company is a business entity that has already been registered but has had no economic or business activities. These legal entities are also called shelf companies and can be a suitable option for those foreign investors in Mexico who want to start their business activities as fast as possible.
In order to buy a ready-made company in Mexico, investors need to follow a few steps and perform a verification before acquiring the legal entity. One of our Mexico company formation agents can help you buy a shelf company and start your activities in the country.
The advantages of ready-made companies
The ready-made company in Mexico is a business entity, typically a limited liability company, that has been incorporated according to the Mexican corporate laws and standards but has not been used for trading or any type of business activity. The fact that the company has been “left on the shelf” and has aged means that the legal entity has no bad debts and no bad credit history. They can be a newly registered legal entity or they can be types of companies that have been registered for some years (which may be an advantage for gaining credibility).
Our team that specializes in company formation Mexico can give you detailed information on the transactions needed to purchase a ready-made company. The process is straightforward and the company, once transferred onto the name of the new owner, can start trading right away. However, investors are advised to be cautious when purchasing Mexican legal entities and, in most cases, perform a company due diligence to ensure that the company is indeed debt-free and has had no business history.
Buy a limited liability company in Mexico
The type of company most often employed by local and foreign investors in Mexico is the limited liability company (LLC). Entrepreneurs willing to buy a shelf company in Mexico will find numerous option when looking to purchase this type of company, with different ages (from a few months to a few years) and with variable capital. Our Mexico company registration experts can help you during the company purchase if you prefer to buy a ready made company.
We can help you follow steps needed for setting up a company in Mexico. Contact us for more information on the investment options in the country and for personalized company incorporation assistance.
After you purchase the ready-made company, you will start the business activity and this implies that you will need the services of an accountant. You can hire our CPA in Mexico, who can handle any type of accounting procedure.
The CPA is a type of accountant with a higher education and expertise compared to a basic accountant and this can be of help in numerous ways for a businessman, including in tax advice.