Sterling's Areas of Expertise

Sterling's services include establishing, managing and administering offshore companies, offshore trusts, offshore private foundations and mutual funds to achieve specific objectives for our clients including expatriates, global businesses, individuals, families, entrepreneurs and their advisors. These objectives generally include asset protection, tax optimization, foreign market entry or international investment. However, there are any number of reasons and benefits to the various arrangements and services provided by Sterling. We take the time to learn the objectives of our clients in order to provide the optimal solution utilizing the various structures available and services provided by Sterling.

Core Services

Sterling provides a broad suite of services to optimally support the objectives of our global clientele. The following is a snapshot of some of the core services provided by Sterling.

Corporate Services

Company Formation and Management

  • Advice on jurisdictional structuring to take advantage of jurisdictional and corporate frameworks
  • Onshore and offshore solutions for worldwide clients
  • Professional director services
  • Provision of comprehensive management and administration services including accountancy and secretarial services

Offshore Incorporations

  • All premier jurisdictions
  • Shelf companies available
  • Post incorporation support

Securitisation and Special Purpose Vehicles

  • Setting up, management and administration of  securitisation vehicles and related SPVs (orphan structures)
  • Both standalone and multi-class/umbrella structures
  • Listing services for listing on the Seychelles Securities Exchange ("Trop-X") if required

Escrow Services

  • Support for merger and acquisition transactions, real estate transactions or other similar financial transactions which are completed over a period of time

Trust and Fiduciary Services

Trusts and Foundations

  • Full range of trust and foundation services including formation, management and administration
  • Tax and estate planning for private clients, pensions and employee benefits plans for corporate clients and charitable entities.

Family Office

  • Multi-family office model providing bespoke, personal and professional services
  • Structuring and management of family assets working in conjunction with new or existing family financial advisors and investment administrators

Fund Services

Fund Formation

  • Bespoke structures for private equity, property and hedge funds
  • Establishment and management of special purpose vehicles for use in licensed fund structures
  • Guidance on choice of structure, regulatory and licensing requirements and processes

Fund Administration

  • Provision of back office support to allow the fund manager focus on core activities
  • Independent calculation of Net Asset Value and accounting services

Transfer Agency

  • Handling all subscriptions and redemptions
  • Maintaining register of investors

Sterling’s Other Services