Maples Fiduciary Launches Hong Kong Office

Mar 3 2016 | 8:33pm ET

Maples Fiduciary, a division of MaplesFS and a global provider of specialized fiduciary and corporate administration services, has announced the opening of an office in Hong Kong.

The initial focus will be on Hong Kong company incorporations and corporate services, according to a company statement. In addition, the office will also provide the standard services offered by Maples Fiduciary’s offices globally, including directorships, trusts, board support, private client and accounting services.

The new Hong Kong office complements Maples Fiduciary’s existing full service offering in Singapore, which includes a Mandarin-speaking director. Growth of the office and its services will be headed by Charlie Sparrow, formely a lawyer with Maples and Calder in London and Hong Kong, who has moved to Maples Fiduciary as regional head of fiduciary – Hong Kong.

"The launch of our Hong Kong office is a natural extension of our offering across multiple jurisdictions," said Hugh Thompson, global head of fiduciary at Maples Fiduciary. "We are continually assessing and reshaping our business to address changing market demands, and look forward to providing existing and prospective clients around the globe with a high quality, full service Hong Kong fiduciary offering from our offices in Central."

"The opening of a Maples Fiduciary office in Hong Kong marks a significant milestone in our evolution," said Scott Somerville, MaplesFS' CEO.  "Hong Kong is a strategically important market for us, and establishing a Maples Fiduciary presence there reinforces our commitment to the Asian market.”

Through its divisions Maples Fiduciary, Maples Fund Services and Maples Private Client Services, MaplesFS is an independent global provider of specialized fiduciary, corporate formation, administration and trust and private client services.  The company was founded in 2005 and operates in key onshore and offshore financial centers, including Boston, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Montreal, New York, San Francisco and Singapore. 


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