Foundation Services

Guernsey FLagWe can establish and administer a Guernsey foundation as well as arrange for the migration of foreign law foundations to Guernsey.

A Guernsey law foundation is a very flexible vehicle that can be used for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to:

  • Estate planning
  • Wealth protection and asset management
  • Charitable and non-charitable purposes
  • Orphan vehicle for funds, private securitisation, private
    trust company, etc.
  • As a trustee (as an alternative to a private trust
    company).

BENEFITS

A foundation established under Guernsey law has the following key benefits:

  • Unlimited duration
  • Separate legal personality
  • Can have enfranchised and disenfranchised beneficiaries
  • A guardian is not mandatory (if beneficiaries are
    enfranchised)
  • Founder can be a corporate body
  • Confidentiality with only certain publically available
    information
  • Not subject to Guernsey tax on non-Guernsey source
    income (as long as there are no Guernsey resident founders or beneficiaries)

SERVICES PROVIDED

Jupiter provides the following services:

  • Formation and acting as council members on the Foundation
  • Full administration
  • Annual accounts
  • Opening and maintaining a bank account
  • Appointment of investment advisor or manager (we do
    not provide investment advice)
  • Incorporation and administration of underlying
    companies

We are able to engage any investment manager or financial adviser to look after the foundation’s investments, subject to suitability.