Conversion of Public Ltd to Private

Conversion of Public Ltd to Private

Conversion of Public Ltd to Private

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What is conversion of Public Company into Private Company?

Keeping in view the relaxation provided to a Private Limited company, many companies have converted into Private Companies or in the process of such conversion, to take the benefits of relaxation provided to Private limited.

How a private company can convert into public company?

Conversion of Public Ltd to Private

Conversion of Public Company into Private Company are given in Section 18 and 14 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule Section and Rule 33 of Companies (Incorporation) Rule, 2014. E-form INC-27 is required to file for this conversion pursuant to section 44 and Rule 33. Section 18 of the Companies Act, 2013 allow an existing Company to convert itself as a company of other class by altering its Memorandum and Article of Association in manner prescribed in chapter II of the Companies Act, 2013. Note: By Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, Power of Tribunal has been transferred to Central Government. Therefore, after notification of ordinance Public Company can be converting into Private Company with approval of Central Government and Power of Central Government assigned to Regional Director for approval of conversion of public limited company into private limited company.

What are the advantages of converting from Public Limited to a Private company?
The conversion of Public Company into Private Company makes it easier to meet compliance and regulatory provisions and exercise greater control. For instance, a private company does not need to hold a meeting of shareholders and pass a special resolution to do related-party transactions. These following exemptions made available through the notification to private limited 1. Related party transactions
2. Share capital
3. Public deposits
4. Meeting Requirements
5. Agreements and resolutions
6. The auditor eligibility
7. Directors
8. Power of the board
9. Senior Management Appointment

What are the post conversion formalities?
After conversion of Public Company into a Private Company kindly take care of the following points:
1. Intimate all the concerned authorities like GST department, Excise, and sales tax etc. about the status change.
2. Arrange new PAN No. of the company. Update company bank account details.
3. Arrange new stationary with new name of the Company.
4. Analyze your newly adopted AOA and MOA and remove all things which are in contradiction with the conditions of AOA

Our Packages

Conversion of Public Ltd to Private company
₹ 30000
  • Package Includes
  • Conversion of Public Ltd to Private company

Documents Required for Conversion of Public Ltd to Private

  • ID and Address proof of Directors
  • MOA and AOA of the company
  • Certificate of Incorporation (COI) of the company
  • List of Creditors
  • Copy of Newspaper Advertisement

Process Involved

Step 1

1

Collect documents

Step 2

2

Draft MOA, AOA and other documents as required by law

Step 3

3

Collect signed documents

Step 4

4

Prepare form MGT-14 and RD-1 and submit with concern department

Step 5

5

To prepare Form INC-28 after getting approval from Regional Director and submit with concern department with all necessary attachments as required by law.

Step 6

6

To receive fresh certificate of incorporation from the ROC to give effect to the conversion process.

FAQ'S
  • What is a Private Limited Company?
  • A company whose ownership is private. A company which has a minimum paid-up capital of one lakh rupees or such higher paid-up capital as may be prescribed, and by its articles. A private company denotes a company of two or more persons, but not exceeding fifty excluding the employees and shareholder
  • What is a Producer Company?
  • A producer company is basically a body corporate registered as Producer Company under Companies Act, 1956. Its main activities consists of production, harvesting, processing, procurement, grading, pooling, handling, marketing, selling, export of primary produce of the members or import of goods or services for their benefit. Promoting mutual assistance, welfare measures, financial services, insurance of producers or their primary produce.
  • . What is a Public Limited Company?
  • Public company means a company which is not a private company. Public Limited Company a minimum paid-up capital of five lakh rupees or such higher paid-up capital, as may be prescribed.
  • Who is called Promoter?
  • An individual or company that, for a fee, helps raise money for some type of investment activity. Most often, promoters raise money for a company through offering investment vehicles other than traditional stocks and bonds, such as limited partnerships and direct investment activities. Often times, these promoters are paid in company stock or free entrance into the investment activity as compensation for their work in raising funds from others.
  • What is amount of Stamp Duty for incorporation/ formation of company?
  • Stamp duty is subject matter of states and depends upon state laws for payment of stamp duties. Separate chart showing stamp duties for incorporation of company in various states of India can be downloaded here.