ZEDRA is an independent global
specialist in trust, fiduciary,
corporate and fund services
Based in offices across key jurisdictions, our 300-strong team of industry experts is dedicated to creating and delivering bespoke solutions to clients.
The backbone of our business lies in the strong commitment and long track record of a highly experienced team, building trusted relationships and encouraging entrepreneurial spirit.
We aim high.
We believe in doing more so that our clients can.
After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with what is now Ernst & Young, Ali set up his own practice which was acquired by UBS and later re-launched under his leadership as Chiltern Group where he remained Chairman until 1997. Ali was a founding partner of Kinetic Partners and Vistra, and is Chairman of Saffron Tax Partners, Vestra Wealth and Azure Wealth.
Yves has built and operated global businesses in the finance and accounting sectors specialising in trading, broking, corporate M&A transactions as well as tax and advisory services to clients. Founder of Asyris and Sawasdee Invest SA, Yves has also held partner and managing director positions at Lehman Brothers, Arthur Andersen and Altran Business Consulting.
Group Deputy Chairman
Bart has extensive experience in growing and operating global financial businesses delivering trust and corporate services to clients worldwide. His career began with Ernst and Young, and following several management positions at MeesPierson, as well as the role of CEO at Intertrust, Bart went on to found corporate and fiduciary service provider, Vistra.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Co-founder of ZEDRA, founder of Azure Trust in Jersey, a former executive director of Azure Hotels and the Chairman of Tuxedo Money Solutions, Niels also holds a number of non-executive board positions. Niels has broad experience working in mergers & acquisitions, sales, investment and asset management worldwide.
Member of the Board
A founding member and managing director of Azure Trust Company and Azure Funds Services, Alan was also the managing director of the global trust business for Zurich Financial Services based in Jersey. As well as CEO for Jardine Matheson Trust Corporation, Alan has held senior positions in Bank of America’s International Private Banking.
Member of the Board
Helmut began his career in accounting and audit where he was a member of the senior management at Deloitte, specialising in Real Estate Funds, Private Equity Investment vehicles and industrial companies. Responsible for multiple jurisdictions, Helmut is Managing Director for Azure Hotels.
Zedra Corporate Solutions (Jersey) Limited are regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission for the conduct of Funds Services Business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998, as amended.
Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Limited is registered in Jersey. Registered Number: 6056. Registered Office: 39-41 Broad Street, St. Helier, Jersey, JE4 8PU, Channel Islands. Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.
Zedra Fund Managers (Jersey) Limited is registered in Jersey. Registered Number: 93208. Registered Office:
39-41 Broad Street, St. Helier, Jersey JE4 8PU, Channel Islands. Zedra Fund Managers (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.
Zedra Trustees (Jersey) Limited is registered in Jersey. Registered Number: 12781. Registered Office: 39-41 Broad Street, St. Helier, Jersey JE4 8PU, Channel Islands. Zedra Trustees (Jersey) Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.
Zedra Trust Company (Guernsey) Limited is registered in Guernsey. Registered Number: 24531. Registered Office: Floor 2, Le Marchant House, Le Truchot, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1GR, Channel Islands.
Zedra Trust Company (Guernsey) Limited is licensed by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission under The Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company Directors, etc. (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2000 as amended.
Zedra Fund Managers (Guernsey) Limited is registered in Guernsey. Registered Number: 33717. Registered Office: Floor 2, Le Marchant House, Le Truchot, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1GR, Channel Islands. Zedra Fund Managers (Guernsey) Limited is licensed by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission under The Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987 as amended.
Isle of Man
Zedra Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited is registered in the Isle of Man and licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Registered Number: 012182V. Registered Office: 3rd Floor, Barclays House, Victoria Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2LE.
Zedra Trustees (Isle of Man) Limited is registered in the Isle of Man and is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Registered Number: 055260C. Registered Office: 3rd Floor, Barclays House, Victoria Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2LE.
Zedra Trust Company (Cayman) Limited is incorporated in the Cayman Islands. Registered Number: 29978. Registered Office: FirstCaribbean House, 25 Main Street, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
KY1-1106. Zedra Trust Company (Cayman) Limited is regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and holds a Trust Licence under the Banks and Trust Companies Law (2013 Revision). Zedra Trust Company (Cayman) Limited is a regulated corporate service provider.
Zedra Trust Company (Singapore) Limited is incorporated in Singapore. Company Registration No. 200906350R. Zedra Trust Company (Singapore) Limited holds a trust business licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore and provides trustee and trust administration services. Registered address: #50-51, Level 11, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower One, 8 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018981.
Zedra Trust Company (Suisse) SA is registered in Switzerland . Registered No. CHE-100.407.106 Registered Office: Chemin de Grange-Canal 18-20, 1224 Chêne-Bougeries, Geneva, Switzerland.
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Our vision is shaped by the past, present and future:
a legacy of solid foundations, local knowledge and expertise; the boldness to take on today’s global challenges
in an ever-evolving regulatory environment; and the fresh ambition to expand more.
ZEDRA enters the market with a head start:
- Result of a purchase by an independent group of investors with a significant combined wealth of industry experience and know-how
- Over 50 years of Barclays heritage including notable acquisitions: Bank of Nova Scotia's trust business in 2004 and Walbrook in 2007
- As well as a highly experienced, multilingual team committed to taking up this new challenge, Barclays remains a key shareholder in the business
- Global reach in major international financial centres
- A loyal client base including high-net-worth individuals and their families, international corporations, institutional investors and entrepreneurs
team offers a full
range of bespoke
We are dedicated to meeting our clients’ needs and exploring every opportunity whilst maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance.
A wide range of trustee services tailored to preserve and protect wealth for future generations +
- Discretionary/Fixed trusts
- Reserved Powers trusts
- Private trust companies
- STAR trusts
- Employee benefit trusts
- Sharia observant trusts
- Charitable trusts
A comprehensive set of services to businesses of every size, from family-owned businesses to corporates and institutional investors +
- Company formation and management services
- Director services
- Multijurisdictional corporate secretarial services
- Full suite of bookkeeping services (client accounting, formal and statutory account preparation, assisting clients/entities with local audit requirements)
- Payroll and Outsourcing
- Commercial real estate and associated fund structuring
- Transactional Special Purpose Vehicles
- Escrow services
- Compliance solutions and FATCA classification
Set-up and management of funds for private and corporate clients (including Private Equity), as well as a full administration service +
- Fund formation
- Fund administration
- Registrar and Transfer Agent
- Protected Cell Companies
Establishment and administration of a wide range of share-based employee benefit trusts, pensions and executive remuneration structures for our international listed and private company base +
- Share warehousing and hedging arrangements for company incentive arrangements
- Internal market arrangements for private companies
- Joint and co-ownership structuring
- Corporate actions
- Succession planning
- Facilitation of co-investment and carry interest schemes
Succession and intergenerational guidance for international families, entrepreneurs and family offices +
- Nominee services
- Partnership structures
- Monitoring investment risk and reporting
- Investment Manager selection
- Estate planning and Wealth protection
- Cash management
- Property and Art management
- Yacht and Aviation services
On Sunday August 14, team ZEDRA (Isle of Man office) pulled together a few of its best players captained by Alex Cain to battle it out against other esteemed teams across the Island in a charity five-a-side football tournament to raise money for the Isle of Man Victim Support in aid of the Jamie Haslett Memorial. Alex with Josh Brockbank, Jack Walsh and Lauren Christian aka ‘Krul Runnings’ raised more than £650.00 for the charity, and finished the day with a positive three wins and two losses.
ZEDRA has appointed Andrew Wilson as Associate Director of Marine and Aviation, bringing over 20 year’s experience from the aviation, marine, accountancy and finance industry. His background will add great value to our existing client portfolio. Based in the Isle of Man office, Andrew’s appointment follows ZEDRA’s continued strategy of significant investment in expanding its range of services to both existing and new clients across a growing number of jurisdictions.
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ZEDRA is proud to announce it has been nominated for Trust Company of the Year – a tightly contended category this year – at the sixth annual Citywealth IFC Awards which will take place in London in January.
The IFC Awards have an established place in the wealth calendar, attracting leading professionals from prestigious firms across the globe. The annual award dinner brings together an elite list of advisors and managers from the international wealth industry with more than 200 guests from over 100 organisations attending, including law firms, trust companies, family offices, tax advisors and investment managers.
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Le Marchant House
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Isle of Man
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39-41 Broad Street
31-33 New Street
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8, Boulevard Georges-Favon
Group Chief Executive Officer
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1 Duke’s Mews
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First Caribbean House
PO Box 487 George Town
Deputy Managing Director
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#09, Level 14
Asia Square, Tower One
8 Marine view
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Suite 5508, 55th Floor, Central Plaza
18 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Tako van Ginkel
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Level 13, DLA Piper Tower
205 Queen St, Auckland 1010
PO Box 106 433
We aim high.
Careers at ZEDRA
Our “Do More. Achieve More.” ethos is at the centre of everything we do.
Our colleagues’ professional development
and growth is key to our identity and vision.
We are looking for:
- Industry experts to drive excellent client service
- Ambitious professionals to develop market opportunities
- Passionate and committed individuals who are strong team players