Hawksford has a robust and international corporate offering, based on many years of experience.

We provide a wide range of corporate services including cross-border structuring for large commercial and trading businesses, corporate finance transactions, as well as solutions for smaller corporates and start ups to support their growth and expansion ambitions.

Our dedicated corporate team works seamlessly across our international jurisdictions to guide clients of all sizes through the structuring of their operating and investment vehicles and the facilitation of their business' operations. We are recognised for our global strengths in real estate structuring, complex structuring and planning for multi-jurisdictional companies. We provide employee benefit trusts and executive solutions as well as company secretarial and registered office services.

Our clients represent a wide variety of companies, including insurance, property, media, energy, shipping and mining manufacturing.

We offer a vast range of corporate services including:

Transactional Corporate Services

We act as manager and/or administrator for various institutional, entrepreneurial, venture capitalist and UHNW clients in relation to transactions ranging from acquisitions and asset sales to inter-group financing restructuring to securities offering and issuance programmes. More >

International Estate Planning

With offices in the favoured financial jurisdictions of Jersey (Head Office), Cayman Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, we enable clients to structure their assets beyond borders and for the long term. More >

Incorporation, Corporate Secretary and Administration services

Provided by all our offices, Hawksford is able to assist with the incorporation of companies in most jurisdictions and provide a wide range of administration, director, company secretarial and registered office services. More >

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Specifically in Singapore and Hong Kong, we assist small and medium business owners structure their business and enter the Asia market. We assist clients with incorporation, business license applications, immigration support, bookkeeping and payroll services, and other related company administration services. More > 

Corporate Governance

With many businesses now operating across multiple jurisdictions the importance of maintaining high standards of Corporate Governance practices is largely recognised, ensuring compliance to both local codes of conduct and international laws in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

As a result of our compliance experience, knowledge and expertise, Hawksford has developed exemplary Corporate Governance practices and policies, which not only satisfy regulatory requirements but lead to the effective management of structures, whilst promoting ethical practices and providing greater transparency for shareholders.

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Islamic Finance, Structuring & Accounting

Hawksford provide directors and officers, including Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and Executive Governance Functions to listed Sukuk's and securitisation structures, with members of the Hawksford team regulated by the Qatar Financial Services Regulatory Authority.  In addition, we provide and have experience in the creation and administration of a wide range of Sharia compliant structures and Islamic structures where full Sharia compliant financing and accounting is required. More >

Listings on the world's major stock exchanges

We work with professional advisers to provide a full lifecycle administration service. This includes pre-listing preparation, administration and coordination of the listing process, as well as the continuing obligations linked to listed securities.

Our directors have experience on the boards of companies listed in London, Hong Kong, and New York. 

We also act as listing sponsor on The International Stock Exchange (TISE) (formally known as the Channel Island Securities Exchange, or CISE) for a number of our clients including subsidiaries of global banks and standalone investment vehicles.  Hawksford is a Category 1, 2 and 3 Listing Member of the TISE. This allows Hawksford to act in respect of listings for specialist debt securities, investment funds, commercial trading companies and other special purpose vehicles (SPVs). More >

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