Claiming Money or Property from a Dissolved Company

When a company is dissolved, all of its assets pass to the Crown and are legally known as ‘bona vacantia’ (ownerless property). Assets include:

  • property and land 

  • mortgages 

  • shares 

  • intellectual property, for example trademarks, registered designs and patents 

Claiming or Buying Assets 

You may be able to claim money back or buy assets from the dissolved company by: 

You can get legal advice about the best way to claim back your money.