As investment managers explore and discover the advantages of relocating their operations to smaller, low tax EU jurisdictions such as Gibraltar, they are faced with the logistical hurdles that are typical of such a transition. VFS have created an investment management support platform to make the transition as easy and cost efficient as possible. Our goal is to become your operations partner of choice and in so doing complement your core business by delivering a first class operations platform. The services we offer cover:

Investment Management Company Setup

VFS are able to draw on their strong local connections in order to expedite the management company setup process and conduct the following functions:

  • Introduction to the local regulator (FSC)
  • Company incorporation
  • Preparing and filing licence application with FSC
  • Provision of local directors and managers
  • Provision of front and back office support staff
  • Provision of registered office
  • Provision of IT infrastructure

Trade Support

By providing a robust and efficient framework to deliver your operational functions, we can help to reduce your cost base as well as free up your internal resources so that you can focus on core business functions. We offer the following services;

  • Trade execution
  • Trade reconciliation
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Cash management
  • Processing corporate actions


Our accounting team can offer a full range of accounting services to investment companies;

  • Maintain company accounts
  • Process all company payments
  • Produce budgets & financial forecasts
  • Liaison with auditors
  • Quarterly reporting to the FSC


At VFS we implement a disciplined approach to our compliance responsibilities and encourage transparency in order to build the highest possible level of confidence with both our clients and the FSC.

  • Provision of compliance officer
  • Implementation of regulatory framework
  • Full due diligence of clients
  • Processing client mandates
  • Opening bank accounts
  • Reporting to and liaising with FSC

Third Party Relationship Management

As a well established member of the local financial community we are able to draw on our network of business partners and recommend third party providers of the highest calibre. We recognise the dependencies that exist with other counterparties and how these influence the overall efficiency of the transaction cycle. We have therefore learnt the value of fostering a strong relationship with our counterparties in order to streamline our processes and pass on the resulting benefits to our clients.

Interested in this service?

Our staff will be more than happy to provide further information on any points covered above. Please do not hesitate to contact us on the form provided and we will get back to you as soon as possible.