(b) A plan of merger must set forth:
(1) The name of each entity that is a party to the merger;
(2) The name of the surviving entity into which the other entities will merge;
(3) The type of organization of the surviving entity;
(4) The terms and conditions of the merger;
(5) The manner and basis for converting the interests of each party to the merger into interests or obligations of the surviving entity, or into money or other property, in whole or in part; and
(6) The street address of the surviving entity's principal place of business.
(c) A plan of merger must be approved:
(1) In the case of a limited liability company that is a party to the merger, by all of the members or by a number or percentage of members specified in the operating agreement;
(2) In the case of a foreign limited liability company that is a party to the merger, by the vote required for approval of a merger by the law of the state or foreign jurisdiction in which the foreign limited liability company is organized;
(3) In the case of a partnership or domestic limited partnership that is a party to the merger, by the vote required for approval of a conversion under section 9-902(b); and
(4) In the case of any other entities that are parties to the merger, by the vote required for approval of a merger by the law of this state or of the state or foreign jurisdiction in which the entity is organized and, in the absence of such a requirement, by all the owners of interests in the entity.
(d) After a plan of merger is approved and before the merger takes effect, the plan may be amended or abandoned as provided in the plan.
(e) The merger is effective upon the filing of the articles of merger with the secretary of state, or at such later date as the articles may provide.
(f) Irrespective of whether the surviving limited liability company is to be governed by the laws of this state or by the laws of any other state, any constituent limited liability company thereof owning or holding real estate in this state shall further evidence title thereto in the surviving limited liability companyby executing and acknowledging for record a confirmatory deed or deeds to the respective parcels of real estate, which deed or deeds shall be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county commission of the respective counties in which such real estate is situate; and such deed or deeds shall recite as the consideration therefor the said merger and shall be deemed confirmatory of the title of such real estate in the surviving limited liability company.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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