(805 ILCS 5/11.39)
    Sec. 11.39. Merger of domestic corporation and limited liability company.
    (a) Any one or more domestic corporations may merge with or into one or more limited liability companies of this State, any other state or states of the United States, or the District of Columbia, if the laws of the other state or states or the District of Columbia permit the merger. The domestic corporation or corporations and the limited liability company or companies may merge with or into a corporation, which may be any one of these corporations, or they may merge with or into a limited liability company, which may be any one of these limited liability companies, which shall be a domestic corporation or limited liability company of this State, any other state of the United States, or the District of Columbia, which permits the merger pursuant to a plan of merger complying with and approved in accordance with this Section.
    (b) The plan of merger must set forth the following:
        (1) The names of the domestic corporation or
    
corporations and limited liability company or companies proposing to merge and the name of the domestic corporation or limited liability company into which they propose to merge, which is designated as the surviving entity.
        (2) The terms and conditions of the proposed merger
    
and the mode of carrying the same into effect.
        (3) The manner and basis of converting the shares of
    
each domestic corporation and the interests of each limited liability company into shares, interests, obligations, other securities of the surviving entity or into cash or other property or any combination of the foregoing.
        (4) In the case of a merger in which a domestic
    
corporation is the surviving entity, a statement of any changes in the articles of incorporation of the surviving corporation to be effected by the merger.
        (5) Any other provisions with respect to the proposed
    
merger that are deemed necessary or desirable, including provisions, if any, under which the proposed merger may be abandoned prior to the filing of the articles of merger by the Secretary of State of this State.
    (c) The plan required by subsection (b) of this Section shall be adopted and approved by the constituent corporation or corporations in the same manner as is provided in Sections 11.05, 11.15, and 11.20 of this Act and, in the case of a limited liability company, in accordance with the terms of its operating agreement, if any, and in accordance with the laws under which it was formed.
    (d) Upon this approval, articles of merger shall be executed by each constituent corporation and limited liability company and filed with the Secretary of State. The merger shall become effective for all purposes of the laws of this State when and as provided in Section 11.40 of this Act with respect to the merger of corporations of this State.
    (e) If the surviving entity is to be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia or any state other than this State, it shall file with the Secretary of State of this State an agreement that it may be served with process in this State in any proceeding for enforcement of any obligation of any constituent corporation or limited liability company of this State, as well as for enforcement of any obligation of the surviving corporation or limited liability company arising from the merger, including any suit or other proceeding to enforce the shareholders right to dissent as provided in Section 11.70 of this Act, and shall irrevocably appoint the Secretary of State of this State as its agent to accept service of process in any such suit or other proceedings.
    (f) Section 11.50 of this Act shall, insofar as it is applicable, apply to mergers between domestic corporations and limited liability companies.
    (g) In any merger under this Section, the surviving entity shall not engage in any business or exercise any power that a domestic corporation or domestic limited liability company may not otherwise engage in or exercise in this State. Furthermore, the surviving entity shall be governed by the ownership and control restrictions in Illinois law applicable to that type of entity.
(Source: P.A. 96-1121, eff. 1-1-11.)