Shelf Company in Poland
A shelf company in Poland is a legally incorporated company that, since its inception, has been a dormant business and does not carry out any activities.
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Ready-made (Shelf) Companies
Niedziolka & Associates offers an effective turnkey solution, so you can start your business immediately. Buying a properly incorporated and professionally configured ready-made company in Poland can positively impact the effective development of your business, because you do not have to start your path to success from scratch.
Thanks to our more than 10 years of experience in establishing and incorporating companies, you will receive expert assistance in choosing the best option among promising businesses in your field. If you want to quickly start a business in Poland, contact our team of experts at Niedziolka & Associates and you won’t have to go through all the paperwork and other formalities.
Updated On: 09-01-2024
What Are the Reasons for Purchasing a Ready-made Company in Poland?
For some investors and entrepreneurs who are planning to start a business in Poland, the best solution would be to purchase a ready-made company rather than incorporate a new one. This may be due not only to considerations of saving costs on the first steps and shorter time frames for starting commercial activities.
A ready-made company, selected according to your criteria by our team of business purchase and sale experts of Niedziolka & Associates, will give you the opportunity to enjoy the following advantages:
- take part in contract tenders;
- take part in public procurement;
- apply for corporate loans;
- apply for government funding.
Moreover, a popular solution for investors is to purchase a ready-made company with a licence. Since the licensing process is quite labor-intensive and lengthy (depending on the type of licence), purchasing an already registered company with the necessary licence will significantly speed up your investment project in Poland.
Polish legislation, formal and legal nuances, the policy of banks and other institutions and entities enforce the need for constant monitoring of processes that may affect the functioning of business. Meanwhile, as an entrepreneur, you want to act here and now, without postponing planned implementations. Meanwhile, as an entrepreneur, you want to act here and now, without postponing planned implementations.) By contacting Niedziolka & Associates, you are guaranteed to receive a ready-made, creditworthy and safe company that has never conducted any business before, and also has no business obligations, assets and employees.
How Does the Process of Acquiring a Ready-made Company in Poland Work, and How Long Does It Take?
To buy a Polish shelf company, you can visit the country in person and complete all the necessary formalities, or make the purchase remotely, based on a power of attorney, by contacting Niedziolka & Associates.
If you acquire a company in Poland personally, then all formalities come down to drawing up a share purchase and sale agreement and related organizational issues. Niedziolka & Associates can provide you with legal support during your visit to Poland and will help you at all stages of purchasing a Polish company.
In case of remote purchase of a ready-made company in Poland under a power of attorney, it is necessary to issue a notarized power of attorney at your place of residence. You must then send the printed power of attorney to us, after which our company Niedziolka & Associates will ensure that all formalities are completed on your behalf.
In any case, the procedure of acquiring a ready-made company in Poland includes several stages:
- Econsultation with business buying and selling experts of Niedziolka & Associates to determine your needs;
- Echoosing the best option for a future company in your situation from the list prepared by Niedziolka & Associates;
- Eexecution of corporate changes and their registration in the Polish Register of Companies (KRS), which includes the process of transfer of shares, change of director, making all necessary organizational changes.
Most of the actions above come into force immediately after the relevant documents are completed, so it can be said that purchasing a ready-made company in Poland takes 1 day. However, some corporate changes (for example, changes to the Articles of Association to include information about new shareholders and the management board) require prior notification to the KRS to enter into force, which usually takes from 2 to 8 weeks.
To plan the process of purchasing a Polish shelf company and clarify the cost of services related to the purchase and sale of a business in Poland, you can contact Niedziolka & Associates. Our team will help you plan the process in the most forward-looking manner, and can also provide comprehensive after-sales support to newly acquired companies in preparing notifications or changes to the courts and other reporting bodies.
Is It Safe to Buy a Ready-made Company in Poland?
Buying a ready-made company in Poland from an unknown source can be risky for investors and entrepreneurs. One should be cautious and choose to cooperate with a reliable and credible company, among others, in order to avoid the risk of buying a company with a problematic history. One should be cautious and choose to cooperate with a reliable and credible company, among others, in order to avoid the risk of buying a company with a problematic history.) In this case, the acquired company does not have a clean history and after some time its bank accounts may be suspended due to financial debts by decision of the bailiff.
We set up shelf companies at Niedziolka & Associates for a quick and safe ownership transfer. Our expert team ensures legal compliance, making them ready-to-go for your business activities. With our expert oversight, all the companies we offer are fully operational structures with:
- Eregistered address;
- Ecorporate documents;
- Eminimum authorized capital;
- Eopened bank account;
- Etax registration (CIT, VAT);
- Ecurrent accounting records and financial statements, and tax returns filed with the office prior to the date of purchase.
If you have the flexibility to enter the Polish market at your own pace, consider reaching out to Niedziolka & Associates. They offer a comprehensive company incorporation service, handling all necessary registrations with courts, tax authorities, and statistical offices for your business startup. Our remote team of experts can also open bank accounts on your behalf through a power of attorney.
For investors and entrepreneurs opting to buy a pre-established company in Poland, conducting Due Diligence is crucial. This ensures the company has no past activity, assets, employees, or debts that could impact your business. Niedziolka & Associates provides reliable ready-made companies in Poland, free from any obligations or financial debts, guaranteeing a smooth start to your business endeavors.
Malgorzata Maria Niedziolka
CEO and founder of Niedziolka & Associates
Expert in the field of cooperate, commercial and immigration law, private equity and venture capital investments, as well as the purchase and sale of real estate in Poland.
Many years of experience in reputable law and consulting firms in Poland and abroad, as well as work in the public administration system in Poland, allow her to confidently and effectively navigate the over-regulated local legal system, providing high-quality legal services to a wide range of people, including foreign investors and international corporations.
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