A shelf company is an entity or corporate structure that has been incorporated in the past. An offshore shelf-company, similar to a regular shelf company although it is an International Business Corporation (IBC), Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Offshore Foundation in comparison with a traditional domestic company.
A traditional definition of a shelf company, shelf corporation, aged company, ready-made company as they are sometimes called is something that:
A company that was formed a few weeks, months or a year or more ago is sometimes referred to as a 'shelf corporation' or 'aged corporation' or 'ready-made company'; the term comes from the concept of shelving a company and leaving it to mature over time.
Your primary reason for buying a shelf corporation may vary from that of another person, but most clients choose Shelf Corporations because they typically:
Because an aged company can be used so effectively to attract clients or investors, a special type of vintage company has been created over the last 15 or 20 years known as the Swiss Trust Company.
These vintage shelf companies up to 100 years old have actually been in business at one time but have been resurrected and metamorphosed into a non-bank financial institution that can be used to project authority and credibility in a way no other shelf company can in any other jurisdiction.
Having a pre-established corporate structure gives you the ability to have
Offshore Protection offers a variety of ready-made companies and foundations with incorporation dates going back as far as 2003 for Panama, Nevis, Belize and Seychelles, all ready for immediate delivery.
Price will depend on age, but for recently formed companies starts at only $300 above the regular price for most recently formed entities. Please note that a Panama company or foundation with your desired name choice can be formed within 2 business days via a special expedite service for the same price as a recent shelf Panama company.
Age adds about half the price of a brand new company or foundation for each year of age; this covers the accumulated annual fees that have had to be paid to keep the entity in good standing.
Aged companies are available with:
Bank account opening facilitations are available and may be:
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