Corporate & Institutional

For nearly 50 years' we have serviced the varied needs of corporate and financial institutions. From corporate trust and agency, escrow services, employee benefit structures to corporate services, our independent and collaborative approach provides a tailored suite of products and services to meet the needs of each and every client.

Working closely with you and your advisors, from inception and throughout the transaction life-cycle, our multijurisdictional team of experts from the field of law, banking, finance and regulation, will make sure your business needs are professionally and robustly supported.

Our clients span multiple industries from financial institutions and FTSE 250 companies to airlines and aviation leasing firms as well as maritime, all secure in the knowledge that they are working with a recognised industry specialist, with in-depth knowledge of the regulatory and reporting environments as well as market-leading technology platforms.

So while you focus on your core activities, our dedicated team of experts will take care of the day-to-day governance and administration to keep your operations running smoothly.

Corporate Services

Our corporate services team can provide the full suite of services to holding companies and special purpose vehicles.

  • Trustee, Share Trustee, Stichting
  • Directors
  • Company Secretary
  • Registered Office
  • Office Leasing
  • Financial Statements
  • Reporting
  • Account Bank Administration
  • Board Pack
  • Liquidations
  • Compliance

Corporate Trust & Agency

Ocorian has been at the forefront of providing services to securitisations and structured finance transactions since the early 1990s. Combining independence, unparalleled market experience and a global footprint; Ocorian brings expertise and best practice to establishing and operating complex trust and agency appointments.

  • Security Trustee
  • Share, Note & Bond Trustee
  • Paying Agent
  • Sukuk Delegate Trustee
  • Commercial Paper Conduit Administration
  • Agent of Service of Process
  • Escrow Agent

Employee Benefit Arrangements

Your employees are your most important asset, and our team of experts can help you to incentivise and reward them. We provide advice and trustee services to a broad portfolio of clients, from small but dynamic private businesses to FTSE 100 companies.

  • All-employee share ownership plans
  • Joint ownership equity plans
  • Nominee arrangements
  • Performance, deferred and matching share plans
  • Phantom plans
  • Share option plans
  • Warehousing and internal market arrangements

 

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To find out more about our services contact us here.

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