Upon filing with the superintendent of insurance a certificate of the consolidation authorized by section 3925.27 of the Revised Code, the companies thenceforth shall be consolidated under the corporate organization or articles of association and the corporate name chosen. All franchises, rights, equities, property, and estate, of whatever name or nature, belonging to or vested in either of the consolidating companies, immediately, by the act of such consolidation, shall become the property and estate of the consolidated company, and the corporate existence of each of the consolidating companies thenceforth ceases and is merged in the consolidation. Only such consolidated company may demand, sue for, collect, convey, and dispose of the rights, equities, property, and estate of any of the consolidating companies, or any part thereof, under its own name. All debts, liabilities, and obligations of the consolidating companies shall be assumed and paid by it.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .