Buy a shelf company

Save time and avoid liability risks

Are you looking to start a limited liability company in Germany? And to avoid time-consuming bureaucratic hurdles in the process? Then it’s advantageous to buy a shelf company – a limited liability company already entered in the commercial register that reduces your liability risks at the same time. BK Wirtschaftstreuhand will gladly take on the complete handling of your business.

What problems does purchasing a shelf company solve?

When founding and registering a business, you have to take numerous steps as a founder before you can get down to work. You often need to make multiple business trips to the location to sign all the necessary documents – costing you time that could put a scheduled transaction in jeopardy.


Instead, you could buy an existing business that is already registered, reducing workload to a single step. You can immediately start up your business without any personal liability instead of having to wait for your business to be entered in the commercial register – something that can take days. 

Our experienced team coordinates the purchase of a shelf company that is already entered in the Berlin-Charlottenburg commercial register. Use the time you save to schedule your projects more flexibly.

How a shelf company can benefit you:
  • immediately get to work following certification 
  • no personal liability during the founding phase because the “in formation” (in Gründung, or i.G. for short) is omitted
  • undiminished acquisition of the share capital
  • with a tax ID number: for immediate use in tax returns, registrations and payment transactions
  • included in the purchase price: share capital and all start-up costs 
  • no old receivables from previous businesses because the limited liability company never did business
  • transparency for foreign purchasers: all company documents in English and German

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