Formation Agreement to convert a Partnership into a Limited Company

Updated atMarch 2010

AGREEMENT is made at... this... day of... between Mr. A residing at... of the First Part and Mr. B residing at... of the Second Part and Mr. C residing at... of the Third, as follows:-


The parties are carrying on business of dealing in electronic goods in partnership in terms of the deed of partnership dated... entered by and between them in the name of M/s ABC & Co. and the parties now propose to convert the said partnership info a public company limited by shares under the Companies Act 1956 on the following terms agreed upon between them.


  1. The Parties agree that they will form and register a public company limited by shares with a view to carry on the business carried on by them in partnership as aforesaid.

  2. The name of the Company will be ABC & Co. Ltd., subject to approval by the Registrar of Companies or such other name as will be approved by the Parties hereto and by the said Registrar of Companies.

  3. The Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association will be got prepared by the lawyer to be appointed by the parties hereto and to be approved by the parties hereto. The main object of the proposed Company will be to deal in electronic goods by way of manufacture, sale and purchase thereof or acting as the agents for sale of such goods for any other Company or concern.

  4. The nominal or authorised capital of the Company will be Rs.... to be divided into equity shares of Rs. 100/- each and........preference shares of Rs. 100/- each.

  5. The valuation of the business of the said partnership together with its assets, stock in trade and goodwill including book debts but subject to liabilities will be obtained from the Chartered Accountants of the said partnership firm and the amount of such valuation will be taken as paid to the parties hereto by allotting equity shares and preference shares of the face value of such valuation as fully paid up to each of the parties hereto. The valuation of the assets and the goodwill of the said partnership business will be made and shown separately. The equity and preference shares in the capital of the Company will be allotted to the parties hereto in the ratio or in proportion in which shares of the parties in the capital and property of the said partnership Firm are held.

  6. The Parties shall subscribe to the Memorandum and Articles of Association, one share each to be paid in cash and they will also secure additional at...

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