New Hampshire Merger Information

Mergers are business agreements designed to combine two or more entities into a single surviving entity. This process is complex and typically involves filing applications with several government agencies. See the information below for details on filing merger documents with the secretary of state.

Structure Domestic / Foreign Filing Info Fee

Corporation

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 17 Articles of Merger Between Domestic Corporations or Domestic and Foreign Corporations

$35

Corporation

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 49 Articles of Merger and Share Exchange Between Corporations and Eligible Entities

$35

Corporation

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 17 Articles of Merger Between Domestic Corporations or Domestic and Foreign Corporations

$35

Corporation

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 49 Articles of Merger and Share Exchange Between Corporations and Eligible Entities

$35

Limited Liability Company

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$35

Limited Liability Company

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$35

Nonprofit Corporation

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$25

Nonprofit Corporation

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$35

Professional Corporation

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 17 Articles of Merger Between Domestic Corporations or Domestic and Foreign Corporations

$35

Professional Corporation

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 49 Articles of Merger and Share Exchange Between Corporations and Eligible Entities

$35

Professional Corporation

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 17 Articles of Merger Between Domestic Corporations or Domestic and Foreign Corporations

$35

Professional Corporation

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

Form 49 Articles of Merger and Share Exchange Between Corporations and Eligible Entities

$35

Limited Partnership

Domestic New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$35

Limited Partnership

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$35

Limited Liability Partnership

Foreign New Hampshire Secretary of State - Corporations Division

$35

Acquisition - When one company purchases ownership of another company.

Consolidation - Occurs when two or more companies merge and a new entity is formed as a result. (Some states now classify consolidations as mergers for filings purposes.)

Merger - When two or more companies combine and one of the companies becomes the surviving entity.

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