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Articles Of Incorporation Of A Nominee Corporation



The undersigned, natural persons who are each twenty-one years or older, for the purpose of forming a corporation in accordance with the [name] Act of [state], hereby certify:

Article I. Name. The name of the corporation is [name] (Corporation).

Article II. Purpose. The purposes for which Corporation is organized are to take and hold title to real estate [or, securities], as nominee on behalf of other corporations, associations, partnerships, or individuals, and not on its own behalf, and to hold and transfer or convey the same and to perform any incidental transactions in connection therewith on behalf of the corporations, associations, partnerships, or individuals for whom Corporation shall hold title.

Article III. Capital Stock. Corporation is authorized to issue [number] shares of common stock having a par value of ---------- dollars ($----------) per share.

Article IV. Registered Office. Corporation's registered office is at [address], and the name of Corporation's registered agent at that address is [name].

Article V. Directors. Corporation's business shall be managed by a Board of not fewer than [number] Directors. The names and addresses of the persons now constituting the Board of Directors, who shall serve until their successors are duly elected, are:


Post Office Address



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have made, subscribed, and acknowledged this certificate the [date].



*** If Required By State Law ***

This Section for Notary:


State of _________

County of ________ [COUNTY]

On [DATE] before me, [NAME OF NOTARY], notary, personally appeared [NAME OF PERSON(S) INVOLVED], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.

Signature ________

My commission expires: _____