simple or perfect tense?

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bridge78

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Would you say:

A) I have many years of interest in your company
B) I have had many years of interest in your company

You are still interested in the company
 

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I would say 'I have been interested in your company for many years'.

Always end a sentence with a punctuation mark.

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Would you say:

A) I have many years of interest in your company
B) I have had many years of interest in your company

You are still interested in the company
"I have been interested in your company for many years."
"I have had an interest in your company for many years."
Neither of your sentences work naturally.
 

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I assumed you were talking about a business, an organisation or similar. I thought you were perhaps speaking to the boss of a large company and wanted to let him/her know that you had been interested in that business for many years.

If you want to talk about being friends with someone, or "being in their company", then you would say "I have been interested in being in your company for many years" or, informally, "I've been interested in hanging out with you for a while!"
 
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