Global support for complex needs

Certain business challenges only arise at scale. High stakes, complex stakeholder needs and cross-border regulatory demands are just a few of the pressures faced by multinational boards. From employee benefit schemes and off-balance-sheet transactions to restructures, joint ventures and IPO preparation, our international team of specialists is here to support you.

Company management

We support corporate management and administration at all stages of growth, whether that is business as usual or development of new offices and offerings. Our international team has experience in actively managing a wide range of structures and underlying assets, from IP-focused technology companies to international trading concerns and real estate portfolios. We provide:

  • Advice and support in developing the most appropriate structure for your group, considering operational, governance, tax and substance requirements.
  • Support in opening new international offices, re-domiciling the business or otherwise expanding or revising your corporate structure.
  • International company incorporation and support, including help in securing appropriate banking services.
  • Ongoing administrative support. Read more about our company management services.
Accounting and reporting

Proper accounting practices and systems can be crucial to both realising economies of scale and delivering consistent management reporting into multinational boards. We support large corporations with:

  • Assistance in choosing the most appropriate location of your global headquarters, taking into consideration the effects of direct and indirect taxation and the need for compliance with supranational tax standards.
  • Helping to select, install and develop the most suitable multi-currency accounting system to record worldwide transactions and enable bespoke multi-jurisdictional reporting.
  • Advice in respect of the most suitable choice of worldwide accounting standards and assistance with group consolidation of accounting requirements and audit liaison.
  • Review and advice in respect of international corporate governance requirements.
  • Read more about our accounting and tax solutions.
Multinational compliance

Our international team of compliance specialists are experts in applying consistent standards across multinational groups, based on the highest applicable standards. We provide:

  • Applying anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the funding of terrorism (CFT) standards.
  • Meeting CRS, FATCA and other automatic exchange of information standards across your business.
  • Ensuring your structures are appropriate under the OECD's economic substance requirements, including localised variations.
  • Reviews of your digital infrastructure against prevailing data protection and cybersecurity standards.
  • A white-labelled digital training product for compliance matters, ensuring you meet the training and awareness components of international regulations.
  • Liaison with specialist local legal and regulatory providers as required, using our global network of suppliers.
  • In addition to consultancy, we can provide outsourced roles and services for much of the above.
  • Read more about our compliance consultancy services.
Complex governance needs

Robust governance procedures become ever more important as businesses scale. Our specialised governance and company secretarial teams help you to maintain consistent good practices and improve efficiency, communication and compliance. We provide:

  • Highly experienced and qualified professional directors for your boards, bringing specialist governance expertise to your team.
  • Scheduling, preparation and running of board meetings, including the drafting and maintenance of minutes and resolutions.
  • Overseeing the drafting of corporate agreements, documents and procedures to ensure high standards of governance.
  • Read more about our governance services.
Acquisitions, disposals and offerings

Our scalable and responsive services can be particularly useful in preparing both the business and its key shareholders for significant purchases or sales because our diverse international team encompasses both corporate and private wealth expertise. We provide:

  • Advisory support for boards considering a major purchase or disposal, raising capital and MBOs
  • Structuring for the formal separation of corporate assets from personal assets. This can be particularly important for owner-managed startups and family businesses.
  • Preparing a business for listing.
  • Private wealth services for shareholders expecting a major liquidity event, including trust structuring, luxury asset management and family office services.
“Our group of companies have made extensive use of various Fiduciary and Trust companies over the last 40 years in many jurisdictions. We find Suntera to be one of the most efficient and effective of the service companies we have worked with.”
High net worth client of 20+ years

Suntera Corporate

We offer a range of bespoke international services for multinationals via our corporate division, including: