Citco is the premier corporate fiduciary and administrative services company.
Over 75 years, we have developed an ethos of service excellence and true partnership.
Our independence means we can work alongside your choice of law firm, financial institution or accountancy practice.
Multinationals, corporates, private equity firms and private clients come to us for services spanning all stages of an entity’s lifecycle. We provide a full suite of corporate administrative services to set up, administer and maintain corporate entities throughout their life cycle. From Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) for Multinationals and other Corporates as well as Private Equity and Real Estate Funds, to Portfolio Investment vehicles and wealth planning related structures such as Trusts and Foundations for Private Clients, to various entities used in Structured Financing and Lease transactions for Financial Institutions and Institutional Investors, we service our clients throughout our global network of offices.
Mercator® provides a global infrastructure that assists multinationals and internationally operating funds on a truly worldwide scale from a single point of contact and service delivery. Citco Gateway™ deepens our local servicing capabilities by providing market-entry solutions in various locations.
Our Regulatory and Compliance services assist clients in meeting the complexities associated with increasing regulatory requirements.
Having pioneered our industry in its infancy, we remain at the forefront of its development by creating solutions - delivered through our dedicated and professional staff - that meet and exceed the changing corporate administration needs of our clients.
In-house legal teams work in a challenging environment where regulations change constantly, and stakeholders need to be assured that business risks are properly managed.
Building on the pioneering work of Citco’s global subsidiary governance services, Mercator® continues to provide clients with a future-proof way to manage their portfolio of entities.
Event Driven Services
Other Ongoing Services
Project Management Solutions
Prepare financial statements of entities that we set up for multinational, corporate and private clients. We ensure that these financial statements conform with the latest accounting principles and standards.
We prepare annual, quarterly, semi-annual and/or monthly unaudited financial statements in conformity with the relevant accounting standards (U.S. GAAP / IFRS/ and any other acceptable accounting standards). Additionally, we organise financial information required for regulatory filings and provide assistance during the audit of those financial statements where required, with external auditors.
Gain scale and agility when entering a new market, or expanding in an existing one.
Citco Gateway™ is a unique market-entry solution, providing premium office locations and administrative services to businesses looking to establish operations in a new market, or grow where they are.
Fully furnished office suites
IT infrastructure & support
Evolving regulations and rising stakeholder expectations are forcing funds and companies to focus on corporate governance. The time has come to ensure that proper corporate governance procedures are in place.
Ensure that corporate governance procedures are robust and up-to-date across funds, subsidiary companies and special purpose vehicles.
Circulate notices and board packs to directors prior to meetings.
Take minutes of the meetings of the board.
Take advantage of our company administration service, tailored for internationally operating groups and clients. Our service simplifies the business of investing across many different locations, including emerging and frontier markets.
Throughout our network of over 40 countries, we assist internationally operating groups with a range of specialised corporate, legal, accounting and reporting services.
Establish a variety of trusts in a choice of highly respected jurisdictions with an independent trustee that has no conflicts of interest.
A trust’s flexibility and unique features make sure that it will deliver benefits both during the settlor’s lifetime and to the settlor’s family after he/she passes away.
Solutions for your lifetime and beyond
Solutions for purposes such as education, philanthropy etc.
Provision of professional trustees
A personal holding company is one of the planning vehicles utilised by high net worth individuals to hold an investment portfolio, real estate, shares in a family company, or an art collection.
Company establishment and administration
Integrated wealth planning through foundations and trust
Proper estate and tax planning is a key concern for international private clients with a global investment portfolio.
As an independent partner, Citco can assist and help implement planning strategies that have been mapped out by legal and financial advisors of our client’s choice. Our global offering allows us to service clients and their families by offering corporate and/or trust formation and trustee services including financial and regulatory reporting support. We can also assist with bespoke vehicles that hold and manage life insurance services.
Citco is one of the most highly-respected providers of corporate and trust services. Our history of 75 plus years, independence and office network across more than 40 countries enable us to provide flexible solutions for our clients’ diverse needs.
Bespoke vehicles to hold and manage financial and non-financial assets
Financial statement preparation for personal holding companies, trusts and foundations including preparation of consolidated financials
Classification and reporting services as necessary to comply with the Automatic Exchange of Information Regimes.
As an additional service for its clients, Citco has developed a range of innovative regulatory reporting services aimed at raising the efficiency of your business, helping you manage the current complex environment, by taking advantage of overlaps between different global reporting requirements.
Our specialized team assists in gathering data, preparing reports and managing the regulatory process.
Assistance with Economic Substance requirements to meet jurisdictional requirements, where applicable;
Assistance with European DAC 6 compliance, analysis and reporting, where applicable;
Reporting in compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA);
Reporting in compliance with the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Common Reporting Standard (CRS).