Establishment of holding company to hold shares in multinational companies: the purpose of a holding company is, as its name suggests, to hold shares in other companies. They reduce the risk taken on by the owners and can be used to take ownership of multiple separate companies without, for example, having to alter already existing license arrangements.
For anyone interested in registering a holding company to hold shares in companies in several different countries, the choice of which country to register UK holding company is something that should be considered carefully. Different countries have different taxation regimes relating to holding companies. This will impact on how expensive it is to withdraw dividends or sell shares in the limited company.
In 2009 the UK introduced a particularly favourable taxation regime for holding companies to allow it to compete with more established locations such as Luxembourg and Denmark. Here are some of the advantages of the UK as a holding company location: -
Coddan can help to register a holding company in the United Kingdom. We offer a range of packages to suit a wide variety of customers. Our first holding company registration for UK residents costs £52.00 and will generally result in your company being set up within six to eight working hours. With this package you will receive a certificate of incorporation and the memorandum and articles of association.