2018 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 47 - CORPORATIONS
Chapter 14A - South Dakota Business Trust Act
§ 47-14A-70 Rights, property, and obligations of merging entities vest in resulting entity.

47-14A-70. Rights, property, and obligations of merging entities vest in resulting entity. When any merger or consolidation has become effective under this chapter, for all purposes of the laws of the state, all of the rights, privileges, and powers of each of the business trusts and other business entities that have merged or consolidated, and all property, real, personal, and mixed, and all debts due to any of such business trusts and other business entities, as well as all other things and causes of action belonging to each of such business trusts and other business entities, shall be vested in the surviving or resulting business trust or other business entity, and shall thereafter be the property of the surviving or resulting business trust or other business entity as they were of each of the business trusts and other business entities that have merged or consolidated. The title to any real property vested by deed or otherwise, under the laws of the state, in any of such business trusts and other business entities, may not revert or be in any way impaired by reason of this chapter; but all rights of creditors and all liens upon any property of any of such business trusts and other business entities shall be preserved unimpaired, and all debts, liabilities and duties of each of the such business trusts and other business entities that have merged or consolidated shall thenceforth attach to the surviving or resulting business trust or other business entity, and may be enforced against it to the same extent as if the debts, liabilities, and duties had been incurred or contracted by it.

Source: SL 2001, ch 245, ยง 70.

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