Avalon Trust & Corporate Services Ltd (“Avalon Trust”) is an independent firm specialising in the provision of trust and corporate services to a wide range of international and local clientele. We recognize the fundamental importance of building long standing client relationships and have an outstanding reputation for our robust and responsive service. Avalon Trust is fully licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and is subject to ongoing regulatory obligations of their Fiduciary Services Supervision Division.
Avalon Trust has a dedicated team of professional staff members committed to ensuring a successful business relationship with each of our valued clients. With diverse backgrounds including accounting, legal and asset management we can tailor solutions to meet our client’s needs. Our principals each have over 20 years in the offshore financial environment and bring experience and expertise to the firm.
Avalon Trust offers a full suite of fiduciary and corporate services. We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and accessibility to clients.
Your success is dependent upon having the right people providing the right solution. At Avalon Trust our team of professionals will analyse your individual situation and provide a solution specifically directed to provide the results required.
Our trust and corporate team is dedicated to providing each client with a superior, efficient and professional experience. We offer a complete range of trust, corporate and fiduciary services.
We are experts in company formation, partnership registration, provision of registered office and company management services. Our experienced team ensures that all records are accurately maintained and all statutory obligations are fulfilled in accordance with the Companies Law.
We assist residents seeking to form an ordinary company to conduct business within the Islands. Our services include the company registration, opening of a bank account and providing guidance on trade and business licensing requirements.
We offer a tailor made Trustee service to both Institutional and Private clients. We work closely with professional advisers to design a structure that satisfies the client requirements and brings together a robust risk management and administrative framework. We administer all forms of trusts, including STAR and Charitable Trusts, Cayman Unit Trusts, as well as Private Trust Companies and can provide a Protector solution and act as an Enforcer to STAR trusts.
We provide full board support services through our dedicated corporate secretary function, including the preparation and distribution of meeting agendas and board packs, attendance at meetings and coordinating the recording, preparation and circulation of meeting minutes.
Avalon will accept the appointment as liquidator where the company enters into a solvent voluntary liquidation in accordance with the Companies Law. We utilise the experience of qualified accountants and lawyers within our organisation to ensure the liquidation progresses in a timely and efficient manner.
Our affiliate company, ICG Management Limited (www.icg.ky), offers independent non-executive director services. ICG’s directors have extensive experience in offshore fund corporate governance, acting as directors on a wide range of fund strategies, management, SPV, General Partners and holding company entities.
In keeping with Cayman law, all companies must maintain proper books of account, which must reflect a true and fair view of the state of the company’s affairs. Our qualified team can assist with the preparation and maintenance of Financial and Management accounts, together with liaising with Audit Firms.
Through these services, we can assist with the complete registration process for vessels and aircrafts with the relevant Cayman authorities and act as the local representative person. If a Cayman entity required to own the vessel/aircraft, we can attend to the formation of the special purpose vehicle company for this purpose.
We offer permanent office services in the Cayman Islands. The establishment of a physical presence by way of office and work space, administrative support services, IT & telecom infrastructure and management support. These services are critical to international businesses who wish to establish a physical presence in the Cayman Islands.
The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory and has a resident Governor appointed by Queen Elizabeth II. This connection provides additional stability and support to the local government and also provides assistance with national security, should it ever be required.
The Cayman Islands is considered to be one of the most sophisticated offshore financial centres in the world. It holds this position due to its stable political and economic environment, the quantity of highly skilled professionals that reside here and its communications infrastructure. Other benefits include having no direct taxation and no exchange controls.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, as the local regulator, is highly proactive and closely monitors the various sectors of the local finance industry. The judicial system has been developed over many decades whilst the government liaises closely with the private sector to ensure the continued development of the jurisdiction’s legislation.
The Cayman Enterprise City (“CEC”) is a technology-focused Special Economic Zone located in the Cayman Islands, where over 140 companies from startups to mid-sized enterprises have established a physical presence with staffed offices and are thriving in this rapidly growing entrepreneurial innovative hub. Companies can easily and cost-effectively establish a physical presence in CEC and enjoy Cayman’s tax neutral benefits along with a series of globally competitive concessions granted by the Cayman Islands Government. Operating your international business from a tax-neutral platform can make your company more profitable and competitive in the global arena can give access to cheaper capital and increase shareholder value.
Since its inception in 2012, well over 100 companies, mostly from the tech industry, have established a physical presence in the Cayman Islands, through CEC.
Avalon Trust is a channel partner of CEC and can provide administrative support to set up a company
within the zone.