Sterling’s provides advisory services to our private, corporate and professional intermediary clients in terms of structuring, re-structuring, foreign market entry, international investment solutions, tax reduction solutions and more.
Sterling provides nominee shareholder services for offshore companies This is provided through a bare trust arrangement where the nominee will act only on express instruction of the client.
Maintaining all of the statutory documents in a compliant manner, advising the board of its obligations under the law as well as relevant provisions of the law and the constitution of the company or foundation can be a daunting task for all but the most experienced of clients. Sterling works with these laws daily and has experience drawn from establishing and administering thousands of entities. We use database driven comprehensive company secretarial and management system to assist with provision of such services to our clients. Whether it is maintaining safe custody of original contracts and statutory documents, advising directors, drafting minutes from board meetings, preparing board resolutions and similar, Sterling can provide competent and efficient secretarial services for offshore companies and private foundations maintained by us.
Often times our clients are engaged in international investments, raising capital through issuance of new shares to investors, transferring shares to third parties for valuable consideration and similar activities. Unless the parties know each other well and have a degree of trust that they will each deliver on a transaction, it is often advisable to utilize escrow services of a third party. Sterling can provide such a service so ensure the buyer receives the asset and the seller receives the consideration in a simple, but sound legal escrow process. Sterling is a licensed trustee services provider and as such all consideration handled in such a transaction is strictly through our client trust account under strict terms of an Escrow Agreement.
Sterling can assist our clients to set up an offshore bank account for any offshore company, offshore trust, private foundation or mutual fund established and administered by us.
Sterling through its partner law firm can provide clients with legal opinions, drafting or review of contracts, shareholder agreements, representation in business disputes and more.
Sterling’s client accounting system is fully integrated with our entity management system. We can efficiently maintain the financial records and prepare robust accounts including financial statements including consolidated financials where we administer a group of companies or a structure involving an offshore trust or private foundation with one or underlying offshore companies. The accounting system also allows us to calculate net asset values (NAV) of portfolios held by these entities which may include licensed mutual funds administered by Sterling.