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Independent directorships and fiduciary services

Whether you’re creating financing vehicles, securitising assets or expanding into new markets, we can help you navigate the complexity.

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Why partner with us?

33%

of the top 100 funds in Hedge Fund Intelligence’s Billion Dollar Club 2017 are our clients

70%

of the top 10 largest corporations in the world have chosen us as their partner, Fortune 500

Our governance professionals are fully-equipped to navigate complexity regarding any alternative investment funds, SPVs, holding companies, LLCs, or investment trusts.

Highly qualified, experienced and independent directors

There continues to be strong demand for independent directors, whether its fund managers creating finance vehicles, financial institutions securitising assets or corporates expanding internationally. As the global regulatory environment continues to evolve, investors are necessitating increased oversight of the structures they have an interest in.

There’s often a requirement to appoint a director who is based in a certain jurisdiction or you might simply need some extra support from an experienced industry specialist to ensure you’re on top of local rules and regulations. ​

We’re recognised globally as a leading provider of independent directors for investors, funds, corporates and their advisors and we have longstanding relationships with regulatory bodies, lenders and rating agencies. Our independent directors, based around the world, are knowledgeable, qualified and have many years of real-world governance experience to support the boards of our client’s entities. Their specialities span areas such as audit, legal, fund administration, due diligence, operations, risk and compliance whilst they have understanding across multiple sectors including banking, real estate, and investment management.

Our directors are fully equipped to provide solutions to keep you in compliance and in good legal standing. We’ll handle all your governance and operational needs, providing review, oversight and guidance, approving audited financial statements, staying on top of regulatory developments, attending board meetings and being a point of contact for any requests requiring a director. Our experts bring tangible value to the table to help you accelerate the possible and provide comfort to your investors.

We can fulfil a variety of roles including, but not limited to:

  • Independent directors for subsidiary SPVs within funds, corporate structures, distressed companies in bankruptcy and restructuring scenarios, “springing member” services for Limited Liability Companies and real estate companies
  • Authorised representatives
  • Advisory board and committee member services
  • US Partnership Representative
  • Liquidation and dissolution
  • Trustee services for unit trusts, manager of managers for unit trusts, STAR trusts, charitable trusts, enforcer trusts and employment benefit trusts

In addition to the provision of directors and trustees, our services include:

  • Registration and appointment of directors with relevant authorities, banks and institutions
  • Support in procuring directors and officers liability insurance
  • Providing extensive feedback, governance best practice and guidance from creation to liquidation
  • Regular reviews of performance and financial reports
  • Review and approval of annual audited financial statements and related documents
  • Providing regulatory and industry updates
  • Dealing with ad-hoc fund-related issues requiring director decisions
  • Coordinating, hosting and attending board meetings – in person and via teleconference
  • Preparing board packs and minutes
  • Responding to investor due diligence requests

Our talented directors are industry-recognised and are influential in industry associations. Get in touch to speak to one of our experts today.

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Why work with one of our directors?

Credible

We only recruit the best. Our people are widely recognised by industry associations and across the international fiduciary services sector

Experienced

We’ve got experienced and qualified people who know the industry, bringing real experience to the table

Quality service

We limit the number of relationships our directors have, to ensure a personal responsive service