Kensington Trust Group (KTG) has maintained a presence in Hong Kong since its establishment in 2013. In the same year it formed a strategic alliance with JTC, which was further strengthened the following year with JTC’s investment. 

This alliance creates a global offering of trust, fiduciary and corporate services and fund administration to both KTG and JTC Group’s international clients.

OUR SERVICES

Corporate Services

 

FORMATION

A range of options available depending on your needs:-

  • Private Companies Limited by Shares and Limited by Guarantee
  • Foreign Company Registration
  • Limited Partnership

 

PROVISION OF REGISTERED OFFICE AND CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

It is a legal obligation for every Hong Kong entity to maintain a registered address in Hong Kong to which all communications and notices may be addressed. All correspondence received is treated confidentially and is promptly forwarded onto the client.

 

COMPANY SECRETARY

It is mandatory for HK entities to appoint secretary. If the company secretary is a natural person, he or she must ordinarily reside in Hong Kong. If the company secretary is a body corporate, the address of its registered or principal office should be in Hong Kong.

 

CORPORATE SECRETARIAL

We are engaged by our clients to provide corporate secretarial services and administration and in relation to a broad range of structures which include investment holding vehicles, joint ventures and entities established for corporate acquisitions and disposals. We also assist clients with corporate governance and board and executive solutions, corporate turnarounds, restructuring and insolvency.

 

This service includes preparation of minutes and resolutions, maintenance of statutory records and registers, attendance of meetings, searches and any other administration matters.

 

BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING

It is mandatory for Hong Kong entities to maintain proper accounting records. Depending on your needs, this service may include bookkeeping, consolidation, bank reconciliation, cash flow statement/analysis, financial statements and various reporting.

 

CORPORATE TAX COMPLIANCE

Our corporate tax compliance services include providing updates on tax compliance requirements in Hong Kong, preparation and filing of corporate annual income tax returns, payment of tax payable and attending to queries from the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Board, if any.

 

PROFESSIONAL DIRECTOR

We may consider offering our appointment as director of the Hong Kong companies, if required by the client.

 

EMPLOYMENT PASS

We offer services for application of work permits for entities registered in Hong Kong.  Our scope includes providing guidance on latest requirements in Hong Kong, compilation and submission to the Authority, attending to any queries from the Authority and arranging for endorsement.

 

COMMERCIAL SUBSTANCE

  • Business office in Hong Kong
    We have several types of business office cum facilities depending on your needs.
  • Trade support
    Varies support services are available covering trade documentation and administration, banking and producing trade related reports.
  • Opening of bank account

 

OFFSHORE COMPANIES’ FORMATION AND ADMINISTRATION

We provide cross border structures establishment in various jurisdictions and administration services.

 

CHINA SERVICES

We provide both in-bound and out-bound services for Greater China.


Private Wealth Services

 

PRIVATE CLIENTS

Our independence and focus ensures that we listen, advise and create plans that are completely aligned with a client’s personal goals. It is these qualities that have contributed toward the long-term relationships that we continue to nurture and build partnerships. We have extensive experience in managing wealth from trust and estate planning to family governance and succession. 

 

We have experience in administering the underlying businesses within private clients’ structures which requires a blend of ‘corporate style’ service with the defined focus and personal interaction that underpins our traditional private client relationships.

Services which we provide to our private clients include:

  • Establishment of bespoke trusts and foundations based in a number of jurisdictions for estate and succession planning, philanthropy objectives and any other specific purpose.
  • Provision of personal trustee services.
  • Ongoing administration and financial accounting including its underlying structure and portfolios.
  • Ensuring that management and control is exercised in the appropriate jurisdiction, when required.
  • Partnership with licensed asset/fund managers in management of the assets.

 

FAMILY OFFICE

Secure, comprehensive and tailored, Edge is a holistic approach to managing your wealth and related affairs. 

 

Complimentary modules provide a consolidated view of your financial and non-financial assets, while our range of administration, fiduciary and succession services provide the assurance that allows you to focus on what really matters: making decisions, securing the future and ensuring your legacy.  

 

A TRULY CONSOLIDATED VIEW OF YOUR FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL ASSETS

Administration
Our independence and experience enables us to bring an objective perspective to the complexities of wealth administration. We create a tailored suite of resources for each client family, providing additional expertise and experience when it comes to providing trust administration and core accountancy services, right through to personalised payroll and bill payment services for assets and bespoke day-to-day lifestyle management services. 

Fiduciary services
Our relationships are built on the fundamentals of trust and communication. Understanding our client’s aims and objectives enables us to advise on the most appropriate trust structures for their family now, and in the future. And when it comes to philanthropic goals, we have the expertise to assist with strategic charitable planning to achieve efficient and measurable results. 

 

BUSINESS & FAMILY SUCCESSION

Governance
We work closely with our clients to implement governance structures that reflect each family’s values. Our global experience and reach enables us to advise on foreign business ownership and international legal and fiscal implications, as well as being proactive when it comes to leading families through key regulatory requirements and trigger events.  

Committees
Transferring wealth is about far more than just the numbers. As an independent advisor, we can provide cross-cultural committee members who can help families devise effective business management committee structures, which are not only efficient, but also create a forum to enable the family’s vision and values to be transmitted to the next generation.

Succession
Setting a course to protect and grow family wealth across several generations requires clear direction and careful stewardship. By engaging with several generations of the same family, we can build strong, effective solutions to lead our clients and their families through the complex challenges of managing generational wealth.

Education
Building the foundations for tomorrow’s leadership begins today. We believe education is at the heart of empowering all generations of a family, so offer a wide range of practical insights and focused wealth education geared to each family’s needs. Engaging with younger family members to build strong financial skills teamed with real world awareness helps to preserve and sustain your family’s vision for generations. 

CONTACT US

 

Serena Kwok

Executive Director
Kensington Hong Kong


Mobile: +852 6514 1489
Tel: +852 2146 6411
Email: serena.kwok@kensington-trust.com

Gloria Shum

Associate Director
Kensington Hong Kong


Mobile: +852 6774 3772
Tel: +852 2146 6711
Email: gloria.shum@kensington-trust.com