LUXURY ASSETS

    Finding the balance between creating wealth and enjoying it can be a challenge. We make sure that whatever your passion – from luxury yachts to vintage cars or an art collection – your assets are fully protected, giving you the peace of mind to fully enjoy them.

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    MARINE AND AVIATION

    For internationally mobile people and families or businesses, personal yachts and aircraft are attractive investments. However, these valuable mobile assets can carry heavy administrative issues. We take this burden away from you completely, with a team of specialists who work closely with trusted suppliers and contacts.

    When making a purchase or sale, we can help by:

    • Consultancy advice on appropriate structuring, taking into consideration the relevant taxes to be paid.
    • Providing support on temporary or permanent import and export.
    • Consultancy advice on tying the ownership structure in with your wider intentions regarding personal wealth structuring, liability and succession planning.
    • Registering the asset in the most appropriate jurisdiction.
    • Facilitating appropriate structuring and tax planning to allow for the efficient charter and leasing of yachts and aircraft to third parties where applicable.
    • Escrow services including common applications and ongoing trusted services.

    For ongoing enjoyment and use, we can help with:

    • The day-to-day administration of the asset and its ownership structure, including liaison with flag states, suppliers, banks, and insurers.
    • Ongoing accounting, VAT and tax compliance services including financial management and reporting as required.
    • Crew payroll solutions.
    • Managed trust company arrangements for brokers and yacht managers, allowing you to provide a more comprehensive service to clients.
    ARTWORK AND COLLECTABLES

    You want your collections to enrich your life and be a valuable investment for the next generation. Let our expert team take the weight of administration off your shoulders – now and into the future.

    When it comes to making a purchase, we can help by:

    • Structuring to ensure that costs, expenses and appropriate taxes are paid on the purchase.
    • Consultancy advice on tying the ownership structure in with your long-term intentions for the asset, be that value appreciation and sale, philanthropic giving or succession planning.
    • Facilitating escrow arrangements for large or contentious purchases, provided by an experienced and reputable team.
    • Comprehensive due diligence services on the seller.

    For ongoing enjoyment and use, we can help with:
    • Day to day administration of asset holding structures, including ongoing tax compliance and liaison with suppliers.
    • Structuring to protect the intellectual property rights of artists or creators and their heirs, as new works are created.

    And for sales or divestments, we can help with:
    • Gift and inheritance tax compliance, as part of a wider succession planning strategy, as well as capital gains and income tax planning and compliance for liabilities arising from a sale.
    • Trust and foundation structures for effective philanthropic giving.
    • Comprehensive due diligence services on the buyer.