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Swiss Trust Company Capabilities

Below you will find a list of what a Swiss trust company is capable of. It goes without saying that this list is not exhaustive - a Swiss trust is the perfect business vehicle for a variety of activities. In other words, what you can do with your Swiss trust company is really limited only by your imagination.

  • The power to loan and borrow money
  • The power to issue SKRís & promissory notes
  • The power to engage in MTNís transactions
  • The power to issue and trade LCís with will international banking institutions
  • The power to open and maintain bank accounts, including trust, escrow, commercial, merchant accounts with any bank worldwide, including US based institutions.
  • The power to open and maintain sub-accounts for third parties under the umbrella of the Trust
  • The power to accept and invest funds on behalf of third party customers
  • The power to offer and service a complete range of worldwide fiduciary services
  • The power to participate in life insurance with fix or variable annuity or life settlements policy
  • The power to acquire, develop, hold, sell, trade, exchange, dispose, mortgage of real property, precious metals as well as natural resources
  • It may engage in the general leasing business, franchising, money funds, mutual funds, formation of general limited partnership, real estate investment trust.
  • It may acquire and sell both private and commercial property worldwide
  • Act as a holding company for banks, savings and loans, insurance companies, small business investments corporations and stock brokerage firms
  • It may hold and own financial institutions worldwide, including banks, brokers, Forex, etc.
  • Reinsurance for political risk/trade and premium financing
  • The signature of any commercial paper, debt obligation, bonds, stocks, securities, subscription agreements, and any other evidence of ineptness document or agreement binding upon such terms and conditions as determined by this and its Trustees
  • The power to act as natural persons
  • The power to act as attorney-in-fact
  • The power to act as officers, agents, employees
  • The power to make and sign contracts
  • The power to create agencies and joint ventures
  • The power of investments
  • The power to deal in goodwill
  • The power of donation
  • The power of guarantee
  • The power of trustee
  • The power to act as investment advisor
  • The power to act as consultant
  • The power to deal in securities, commodities & fixed income brokerage
  • The power of inventory financing
  • The power to create correspondence banking relationships
  • The power of collections
  • The power to hold patents
  • The power to make acquisitions
  • The power to be registered in foreign countries
  • The power to sell annuities
  • The power to re-insure
  • The power to counter-insure
  • The power to create or set aside outside of the company a special fund
  • The power to sell endowments
  • The power to act as pension adviser
  • The power to deal in insurance brokerage
  • The power to provide insurance to protect employers principals against worker injury
  • The power to protect employees and principals against workers related liability
  • The power to protect employees and principals against fraud by agents acting on their behalf
  • The power to protect employers and principals against breach of trust agents
  • The power to protect employers and principals against private sureties by agents
  • The power to provide miscellaneous types of general insurances
  • The power to provide mortgage insurance
  • The power to provide performance bond insurance
  • The power to provide marine insurance
  • The power to provide surety bond insurance
  • The power to provide completion bond insurance
  • The power to provide investment insurance

Certain activities may be subject to additional licensing.