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New Zealand office

New Zealand overview

Equiom New Zealand

In May 2017 Equiom Group acquired Virtus Trust which included a New Zealand trust company.

This acquisition further expanded Equiom’s global service offering.

Why choose New Zealand?

  • An ‘onshore’ jurisdiction and member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Numerous double tax treaties
  • Political and economic stability
  • Local trust law mirrors English law

New Zealand Services

Our New Zealand team has considerable experience in setting up and administering trusts, partnerships and private trust companies.

  • Company Services

    Our corporate insight gives you valuable foresight

    Equiom simplifies the complex process of forming a company in New Zealand. Our expertise has grown out of years of providing market-leading services - so we understand more than most the way that the corporate world works. Over the years, we have helped to incorporate and administer companies on behalf of a wide range of private and corporate clients, providing insight and advice on the appropriate structures for individual circumstances.

    We assist with company formation, including fiduciary, tax and legal requirements, with full administration and accounting support. We can also provide key personnel, including company directors, nominee shareholders and secretarial services.

    We offer the following company services:

    • Insight and advisory on the appropriate company structures
    • Formation, registration and administration of a company
    • Provision of fiduciary and legal requirements
    • Key personnel services
    • Company secretary, registered office and agent facilities
  • Trusts & Foundations

    Trust is something that is earned

    We are proud to have an enviable reputation as leading professional trustees in New Zealand earned from years of experience in the industry and are dedicated to maintaining the prosperity of our clients.

    We understand the importance of protecting and enhancing the wealth of the individuals and companies we work with.

    We specialise in the establishment of New Zealand trusts which we administer diligently in addition to overseeing the structure's legal and tax status, at the same time providing regular accounting and financial reporting. 

    New Zealand trust jurisprudence is robust and well understood not just by local professionals but also by advisors globally. New Zealand has a favourable compliance rating and is regarded as a valuable jurisdiction to use for wealth and succession planning. 

    Our trust services include:

    • Establishment and administration of local law trusts
    • Dedicated accounting and financial reporting
    • Estate planning
    • Private trust companies
    • Formation and administration of Limited Partnerships 

New Zealand Team

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