Hong Kong looks to attract more Private Equity Funds

New Limited Partnership Fund Regime is introduced to attract private investment funds (including PE and VC funds) to domicile in Hong Kong On August 31, 2020, a new Limited Partnership Fund (LPF) Regime came into effect allowing private funds to be registered in the form of limited partnerships. The new regime seeks to establish Hong […]

Discounts and fee waivers for businesses in latest Hong Kong support measures

As part of recent business support measures, the Hong Kong government is waiving annual return registration fees for two years and offering 10% discount for online company incorporations On February 26, 2020, the Hong Kong Finance Secretary, Paul MP Chan, announced several support measures for businesses and individuals to safeguard jobs and the economy. As […]

More regulations coming for Trust businesses in Hong Kong’s banking sector

Proposals from HKMA call for more fairness, integrity and diligence when dealing with customers In response to the industry’s call for strengthening supervision over the trust business in banking sector, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) proposes to regulate and supervise trust business via a Code of Practice for Trust Business (see draft code) (Code), […]

Alpadis Group bolsters Swiss team and opens branch in Neuchâtel

Alpadis Group hires Michel Frutiger and Jacques Oguey as Senior Trust Officers Alpadis Group today announces the opening of its branch in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and the hiring of Michel Frutiger and Jacques Oguey who will provide trust and company administration as well as Family Office services from Alpadis Group’s new office. “Both Michel and Jacques […]

A conversation on Family Offices in Asia with Dominik Heer

Dominik Heer is the COO of Alpadis Group, based in Singapore. An expert on Family Offices, Dominik works with the Alpadis Group Singapore and regional teams to advise family offices around the region and beyond, offering expert counsel on how to structure their office, tax incentives, fund administration, succession planning, relocation and more. Here, Dominik […]

A conversation on family governance with Ewald J. Scherrer

Ewald J. Scherrer is the Managing Director of Alpadis Group in Switzerland. He heads up the Group’s office in Zurich where he runs the wealth planning and family office services With a lengthy career in tax and estate planning, family governance as well as fiduciary and trust advisory, Ewald has a deep understanding of the […]

15 questions with… Robert Payne

Robert is the Associate Director at Alpadis Group’s Hong Kong office. Robert’s main roles are to provide trust services including due diligence, trust structure set-up and management and liaison with intermediaries.

Alpadis Group in Hong Kong move to a larger office

Relocation follows growth of business in Hong Kong and will allow Alpadis Group to further expand its team Alpadis Group is pleased to announce that it has moved into a new, larger office in Hong Kong. The new space will accommodate the Hong Kong team that has grown significantly over the past 12 months, as […]

Wealth planning – start the conversation now

Global growth over the past few decades has generated a record amount of wealth in many parts of the world. Global growth over the past few decades has generated a record amount of wealth in many parts of the world. Asia is home to 48,245 ultra-high net worth individuals (as of 2018), according to Knight […]