Transmission following amalgamation of companies Guideline 2018 – LINZG20784

The Companies Act 1993 allows for companies to amalgamate. After amalgamation, the amalgamated company may wish to deal with estates or interests that are still registered in the name of an amalgamating company.

Document Status: Current
Document Number: 20784
Regulatory Area: Land titles
Document Type: Guideline
Published date: 19 October 2018

This guideline provides guidance as to how the amalgamated company may deal with registered estates or interests that are still registered in the name of an amalgamating company.  The guideline:

  • outlines the two methods by which an amalgamated company may deal with registered estates or interests in land; and
  • outlines the requirements when preparing and then registering a transmission application following amalgamation of companies and how such an amalgamation can be recognised without it having to be formally recorded on the register/record of title.