New Mexico 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.

For Domestic Corporations:

Agency:New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Articles of Consolidation/Merger/Exchange

Agency Fee:

$200 minimum

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Domestic Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Merger

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Foreign Limited Liability Companies:

Agency:New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Merger

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:6/13/17

For Foreign Nonprofit Corporations:

Agency:New Mexico Secretary of State - Corporations Bureau
Form:

Articles of Merger

Agency Fee:

$20

Fact Checked:6/13/17

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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