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
- intellectual property, eg trademarks, registered designs and patents
You may be able to restore the company without a court order if you were a director or shareholder of a dissolved company.
Claiming or buying assets
You may be able to claim or buy assets from the dissolved company if: