The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) encourages direct investment and helps global companies start up, re-locate or expand their business in Bermuda—a vibrant and innovative jurisdiction for re/insurance, funds, family offices, trusts and private-client business, and other financial services. The BDA also offers a concierge service to connect prospective business with government officials, regulatory authorities and industry professionals to facilitate domicile decisions. Bermuda’s proximity to both North America and Europe make it an ideal location for companies serving global markets. Other advantages include its highly respected regulatory framework, sophisticated legal system based on English common law, world-class workforce and access to capital. The island offers comprehensive commercial solutions to companies and private clients, and is well-suited to administering complex trust structures, private trust companies, purpose trust structures, unit trust structures for fund administration, and other financial-planning tools.
Butterfield is the leading, independent offshore bank and trust company headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. We provide services to clients from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, where our principal banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore and the United Kingdom, where we offer specialised trust services, private banking, asset management and custody. When it comes to trust, Butterfield offers a flexible approach to holding a wide variety of assets, and prides itself on providing solutions to meet the varied requirements of private and institutional clients, family offices, charities and philanthropic organisations. Our award-winning team specialises in wealth planning and trust administration, and dealing with complex structures for the growth, protection and transfer of assets. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB.BH).
Carey Olsen has one of the largest offshore trusts and private wealth legal practices covering Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey and is celebrating its 125 year anniversary in 2023. Our offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, with growing private wealth practices, also ensure we are able to advise clients on both contentious and non-contentious trusts and private wealth matters in the Asian time zone. We have the scale and experience to assist and advise on the most demanding and complex matters as well as the day-to-day instructions. We represent professional trustees, private individuals, families, banks, financial institutions and charities from all over the world. We have won many awards for our trusts and private wealth practice and have a number of lawyers from across our jurisdictions ranked as leading individuals in the leading legal directories. For more information on our services, please visit careyolsen.com.
Conyers’ Private Client and Trust team, one of the largest in the Caribbean region, has a long-established reputation for providing intelligent, dependable advice to some of the world’s wealthiest private clients.
The Conyers Private Client and Trust team is complemented by a team of experienced trust litigators with a worldwide reputation. The trust litigation team is at the forefront of both contentious and non-contentious trust litigation in Bermuda. They regularly act for act for trustees, beneficiaries, settlors and third parties.
Conyers is a leading international law firm with a broad client base including FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies, international finance houses and asset managers. The firm advises on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands laws, from offices in those jurisdictions and in the key financial centres of Hong Kong, London and Singapore.
Lombard Odier is a global wealth and asset manager, and a leader in sustainable investing. For over 225 years and through more than 40 financial crises, the Group has combined innovation and prudence to align itself with the long-term interests of private and institutional clients.
The Group is solely owned by its Managing Partners and has a strong, liquid and conservatively invested balance sheet with a CET1 ratio of 30% and a Fitch rating of AA-.
Lombard Odier provides a comprehensive offering of wealth services, including discretionary and advisory portfolio management and custody.
Headquartered in Geneva since 1796, the Group currently has 25 offices in 20 jurisdictions and employs 2,720 people.
For over 130 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation; as a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals around the globe.
Global Family and Private Investment Offices (GFO) is a dedicated practice within Northern Trust, serving the needs of more than 500 clients, including family offices, family foundations, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, private trust companies and private investment companies in over 30 countries. GFO delivers high quality asset serving, investment, technology, fiduciary, banking and advisory solutions to its clients, including more than 30% of the Forbes 400.
Rawlinson & Hunter (R&H) is an international grouping of professional firms operating in ten jurisdictions worldwide and specialising in wealth planning, administration and tax advice for private clients, their businesses and trusts.
R&H has operated in Bermuda for 60 years providing trust, corporate and accounting services to a diverse range of local and international clients. We offer a range of skills and experience, which are applied effectively and enthusiastically in order to exceed the expectations of our clients. Open communication and responsiveness is at the heart of our client service ensuring long- standing relationships.
R&H Bermuda is a member firm of Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda. R&H Trust Co. (Bermuda) Limited and R&H Services Limited are licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority to conduct trust and corporate business respectively.