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Acquiring a ready-made company in the UAE

Get a ready-made company in the UAE for a quick start, and you will save time and solve many business problems.

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A ready-made company is a legal entity that is already officially registered; it has a trade name, legal address, and license (except for offshore International Business Companies). Buying a ready-made company in the United Arab Emirates is a unique tool that allows you to solve many emerging business problems quickly when the period of the company's existence is a crucial factor.
After 2 years time, the newly registered legal entity will become a full member of the business community. It will receive all tax benefits and advantages of resident status, it will qualify for bank loans, it will participate in serious tenders, and it will conclude large contracts. You need to be active for at least two years and prove your consistency and reliabilityto counterparts.

If you want to invest in a company that will have access to a full package of banking services and weight in the UAE business community, then buying a ready-made company is the only advantageous decision for you.

Goals

You can achieve nine goals using ready-made companies in the UAE.
Prestige and reputation You can confirm the prestige and business reputation of your company in the eyes of partners and counterparties when this company has existed on the market for a certain time.
Contractual base You will receive a contractual base that was obtained in previous periods; it is a history of past years.
Participation in tenders You will be able to participate in local and international tenders and to enter into government contracts where the Contractor (Supplier) should have relevant business history.
To be a guarantor You will be able to act as guarantors for third parties transactions.
Access to loans You will get access to a wide range of financial and credit products provided by local banks and financial leasing companies.
Resident status You will obtain tax residency status in the shortest time. You will take advantage of international Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements.
Financial history You can show the financial history of your company to the global community and counterparts. This information can be confirmed by audit reports (balance sheets and financial statements), so you will have international consolidated financial statements for your Group of Companies.
Accelerated business establishment You can reduce the time to establish and start a business when you are establishing a local company with special licenses in the domestic market of the UAE.
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Six steps in 6 days

Make six steps with the SORP Group to acquire a ready-made company in the UAE.
Preliminary analysis of your requirements Make a request, and we will carefully examine all your needs, delve into the subtleties and details of the proposed activity, and determine the objectives and goals of your company.
Search for a ready-made company We carefully select the company for the acquisition, check the legal entities for unfulfilled debts and obligations, and make additional checks. We make a legal expert assessment of existing constituent documents. Only competent consultants with extensive experience in business registration, who know all the subtleties and pitfalls, can do this amount of work. We will do this job professionally and quickly.
Transfer of ownership Our experts will prepare the necessary paperwork, and they will register company according to the current regulations. We can change the trade name of the company and type of activity; we can appoint a nominal director if it is necessary. The renewal terms may take from several days to 3 weeks, depending on the company structure, while the new owner can use the ready-made company to solve his/her tasks beginning the 1st day of purchase.
Implementation of immigration procedures When the registration is completed, you should notify the immigration authority about the changes. We will make the necessary amendments, obtain new permits and issue resident visas for shareholders and foreign workers. Terms will be from 3 to 6 weeks.
Opening a bank account Consultants of the SORP Group of Companies will select the best bank in the UAE or abroad, and prepare the necessary documents to open a current account according to the requirements of the bank, including the business profile of the ready-made company. The terms of opening an account usually are from 2 weeks to 3 months.
Preparing the audit report (if necessary) We will help you to prepare an audit report for previous periods, and you can use this report to prepare the consolidated financial statements of your holding. Terms of implementation depend on the company’s structure and the volume of turnovers. Terms will be from 1 to 3 weeks. We will help to obtain a tax certificate for the company if necessary (this procedure takes about 2 weeks).
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List of ready-made local companies

List of ready-made local companies
You may need a local company or a legal entity registered in one of the UAE Free Economic Zones, it depends on your business goals.

You can use local companies to trade and provide services in the domestic market of the country, including retail and services for the end-user.



Trade
Company
LLC-Limited
Liability Company
Including:
Registration office (to confirm the decision-making center), presence of the local sponsor, and nominal director (optional). Provides 100% ownership for a new shareholder.

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Company has the license for Marketing Management Sole Еstablishment
Including:
Company has the license for Marketing Management (to confirm the decision- making center), presence of the local agent. Provides 100% ownership for a new shareholder.

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Trade Company has a license for General Trading LLC-Limited
Liability Company
Including:
Registration office (to confirm the decision-making center), presence of a local sponsor with a 51% ownership share, nominal director. Provides service to the beneficiary concealment (optional).

Duration of the Company:
More than 1 year.
Company has a license for Providing IT Services Sole Еstablishment
Including:
Registration office (to confirm the decision-making center), 100% foreign ownership, presence of the local agent.

Duration of the Company:
More than 3 years.
Investment (holding) company LLC-Limited Liability Company
Including:
Registration office (to confirm the decision-making center), presence of a local sponsor with a 51% ownership share, nominal director. Provides service to the beneficiary of concealment and preparation of audit report (optional).

Duration of the Company:
More than 1 year.
Company has a license for Providing Logistic Services LLC-Limited Liability Company
Including:
Registration office (to confirm the decision-making center), presence of a local sponsor with a 51% ownership share.

Duration of the Company:
More than 3 years.
Company has a license for Providing Building and Repair Services LLC-Limited Liability Company
Including:
Registration office (to confirm the decision-making center), presence of the local sponsor with a 51% ownership share. It is possible to raise the class of the license to a class that allows construction of buildings and structures with a height up to 2 floors (G+1).

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.

Proposals to acquire a company incorporated in the FEZ

Companies established in one of the United Arab Emirates Free Economic Zones (FEZ) could be used for international trade or for doing business within their own FEZ. There is an opportunity to organize wholesale deliveries to the domestic market of the UAE using the services of intermediaries-distributors.



Trade
Company
FZE – Free Zone
Establishment
Including:
Flexi-desk, 100% foreign ownership, presence of nominal director and a service to confirm the decision-making center (optional).

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Consulting
company
FZE - Free Zone Establishment
Including:
Flexi-desk, 100% foreign ownership, presence of nominal director and a service to confirm the decision-making center (optional).

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Logistic
company
FZE - Free Zone
Establishment
Including:
Flexi-desk, 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 3 years.
Investment (holding) company FZE - Free Zone
Establishment
Including:
Flexi-desk, 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 1 year.
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Proposals to acquire ready-made companies for complex structures and holdings

Complex holdings and structures with a control center in the UAE can be used for maximum optimization of the tax base, using the provisions of numerous double taxation avoidance agreements, using free input and withdrawal of capital in the UAE, issuing loans to subsidiaries, paying bills for third parties, etc.


There are no income taxes for conducting international activities; there are complex legal instruments for effective business management. It makes the UAE the most attractive region for creating a center for managing and controlling a multi-level business.



Beneficiary concealing for international transactions
Trading or consulting company established in the FEZ, offshore company registered in the UAE has 100% ownership of this company.

Including: Two legal entities, registration address, presence of nominal director. Provides 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Concealment of the beneficiary and status
Trading company established in The Emirate of Dubai, a local sponsor has 51% ownership of this company and an offshore company registered in the UAE has 49% ownership.

Including: Two legal entities, registration address, presence of nominal director (optional).

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Concealment of the beneficiary and confidentiality
A branch of an offshore company established in the UAE, established in the local territory of The Emirate of Dubai with a license for consulting activities

Including: Parent company and its structural unit, registration address, presence of a nominal director (optional). Provides 100% foreign ownership and ensures confidentiality.

Duration of the Company:
More than 1 year.
Subsidiary company in the UAE
Subsidiary in the FEZ, established by a Singapore company with 100% ownership

Including: Two legal entities, investment license in the FEZ, registration address, presence of nominal director (optional). Provides 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 1 year.
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Other types of ready-made companies

Offshore companies in the UAE and foreign companies established in other jurisdictions



Offshore company with investment activity IBC- International
Business Company
Offshore company with investment activity (IBC – International Business Company) Including:
Registration address, 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
Subsidiary in Cyprus
A subsidiary company in Cyprus, established by an offshore company registered in the UAE with 100% ownership. Including:
Two legal entities, registration address, presence of nominal director. Provides 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 1 year.
Offshore company IBC - International
Business Company
Offshore company with a trading/consulting activity (IBC International Business Company) Including:
Registration address, 100% foreign ownership.

Duration of the Company:
More than 2 years.
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Acquire a ready- made company in the SORP Group

SORP Group pays special attention to checking ready-made companies for investing and building complex holding structures. Our lawyers carefully collect all information about shareholders and check debt obligations and valid licenses. SORP consultants provide these steps, and then they develop a form of share transfer, organize a deal, and form a new set of documents for the regulatory authorities.

You need to know all the subtleties of local legislation to avoid possible risks (like company's debts, incorrect activity of business, or claims by the authorities). SORP Group of Companies is a recognized expert in business consulting in the UAE market for more than 15 years. Our experts will select only proven and guaranteed solutions.
SORP Group Competences SORP Group Assets
  • We have experience and expertise in conducting audits and inspections of companies in the UAE using all possible methods, including the local court, inspections for complaints of state bodies, etc.
  • We can prepare financial and accounting statements.
  • We make professional selection of ready-made companies.
  • You will have a personal manager and convenient communication channels.
  • We have practical experience over 15 years.
  • We provide guaranteed secure solutions and individual case studies for our customer needs.
  • We have own audit service.
  • We have professional team of lawyers.
  • We have our own auditor and accounting department.
  • We have developed contacts in state bodies
  • We own a business center.
  • We can guarantee the reliability of a provided local partner.

Apply to purchase a ready-made company in the UAE

Upon submission of your application to the SORP Group, you will receive a free expert consultation within 20 minutes. Our team of experts will help evaluate your needs and select the best ready-made company in the UAE, while providing you with comprehensive support. The first step to resolving your business concerns begins with your call or email today!