Vistra Announces Rebranding of Acceptor

By Vistra, PRNE
Tuesday, June 21, 2011

HONG KONG and GENEVA, June 22, 2011 -


Vistra, a leading global provider of corporate, trust and fund
administration services announced today the rebranding of Acceptor
to the Vistra name. The rebranding follows Vistra’s successful
merger announced in March with the Offshore Incorporations group of
companies, the Asian market leader in company formation and
associated services. As part of the Offshore Incorporations group,
Acceptor is a premier corporate services provider, with offices in
Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. Acceptor has a 30 year history in
Asia having originally been owned by The Hong Kong and Shanghai
Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and Mayer Brown JSM (formerly
known as Johnson Stokes & Master) until it became an
independent service provider in the late 1980’s.

Acceptor clients will now have the added benefit of access to
the full range of Vistra group products and services from their
network of 20 offices in 18 jurisdictions.

The rebranding marks the next step in the creation of a
world-leading player in the trust and fiduciary industry, boasting
the most balanced geographic reach globally. The Group aims to
offer clients an unparalleled suite of services and solutions in
the areas of fund administration, trust and corporate services.

Commenting on the rebrand, Bart Deconinck, Executive Chairman of
the Board of the combined group, said: “This merger will reinforce
mutual strengths and existing market leadership positions. It will
also ensure our reputation for service delivery excellence is
maintained. I am particularly pleased with the speed and efficiency
with which this stage has been accomplished and our immediate focus
now is to realise potential of the merger for our clients and

Martin Crawford, Group CEO said: “Acceptor is in the unique
position of having a 30 year pedigree and a large, experienced,
bilingual team who understand the issues relating to cross-border
business and investment structuring in Asia.  With the
strength of the Vistra brand and experience, our staff can now also
bring to clients the benefit of European solutions.”

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Editor Notes

About Vistra Group

Vistra is a leading independent provider of trust, fiduciary,
corporate and fund services delivering personal and tailored
solutions to international corporations, institutional investors
and high net worth individuals from around the world.

Our clients can benefit from a multi-jurisdictional and personal
approach, delivered by a team of professionals with an in-depth
understanding of the often complex needs of every client. Our
services include company formation and management, fund formation
and administration, trustee services, family office, marine and
aviation and accounting services.

The Group employs around 350 employees in 20 offices covering 18
jurisdictions, with each of our offices providing the full range of
trust, corporate and estate planning solutions.

Vistra is a unique player in the trust and fiduciary industry,
boasting the most balanced geographic reach globally while always
guaranteeing the personal and tailored service that our clients

Together, we bring to life the Vistra ethos of “Crossing
Borders, Creating Solutions”.

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