Recover assets

Dissolved company assets: the basics

An overview of bona vacantia, what happens to dissolved company assets and the role of the Treasury Solicitor

What happens to assets owned by a dissolved company

Information about what will happen to a dissolved company's assets and how they are managed

Discretionary grants for dissolved companies that can be restored

How to apply for a discretionary grant from a dissolved company that can be restored to the Companies Register

Discretionary grants for dissolved companies that cannot be restored

How to apply for a discretionary grant from a dissolved company that cannot be restored to the Companies Register

Shares owned by a dissolved company

How to inform the Treasury Solicitor about ownerless property shares that were held by a dissolved company

Vacant land and buildings owned by a dissolved company

Information and advice if you want to buy vacant land and buildings owned by a dissolved company

Residential freehold property owned by a dissolved company

Leaseholders' rights to buy the freehold of residential property formerly owned by a dissolved company

Headleases of property owned by a dissolved company

An overview of leaseholders' rights to buy the headlease of a property formerly owned by a dissolved company

Disclaiming property vested in the Crown as bona vacantia

How the Treasury Solicitor can disclaim properties that pass to the Crown, and reasons for property being disclaimed

Mortgages and charges owned by a dissolved company

What happens to mortgages and charges on the property of dissolved companies

Intellectual property and rights owned by a dissolved company

How to refer ownerless intellectual property and rights to the Treasury Solicitor, and how to purchase them

Trade marks owned by a dissolved company

How to refer trade marks to the Treasury Solicitor and how to purchase them

Repaying funds to restored companies

How to apply to the Treasury Solicitor for repayment of funds on restoration of a company

Adverse possession of land and buildings where the Title is not registered

How to claim adverse possession of property that has passed to the Crown when the title is not registered

Adverse possession of land and buildings where the Title is registered

How to claim adverse possession of property that has passed to the Crown for which the title is registered

Sale by a mortgagee of land and buildings vested in the Crown as bona vacantia

How to sell a property as a mortgagee of land and buildings that are vested as bona vacantia

How to calculate purchase prices and legal costs for bona vacantia assets

How to work out what it will cost to buy ownerless property and your rights when doing so

Guidelines to financial institutions about cash balances owned by a dissolved company

What happens to cash balances held in dissolved company accounts

The distribution of a dissolved company's share capital

An overview of what could happen to a company's share capital if it is dissolved

Copyright owned by a dissolved company

How copyright formerly held by dissolved companies can be sold by the Treasury Solicitor

Treasury Solicitor consent for administrative restoration

How you can obtain Treasury Solicitor consent for the administrative restoration of a dissolved company