Private Trust Company

The Private Trust Company (“PTC”) provides a perfect structure to preserve the assets of the family while maintaining a degree of control as the trustee. This type of vehicle is used to provide trustee services similar to those provided by a trust company. Services include investment advisory, wealth management, fiduciary and administrative services.

A PTC is legally incorporated as a limited liability company and may apply for a GBL2 licence in Mauritius.

Advantages and Benefits

  • Confidentiality -There is no public register of directors and shareholders of the PTC and also no registration of the individual underlying trusts.
  • Flexibility in decision making.
  • Actions of the trustee can be closely monitored by the family.
  • Provides a holding structure for underlying operating companies in different jurisdictions leading to the start of a Family Office where all your financial affairs may be centralized.
  • Structure can accommodate exotic or high risk assets which a normal trustee would otherwise not accept or would only accept for a very high trustee fee.
  • Administration of PTC and of underlying trusts and operating companies undertaken by professional Management Company in a low cost jurisdiction, i.e. Mauritius.
  • Enables client to have control without compromising the validity of the structure.
  • Provides protection to the client who may not feel comfortable with third party acting as trustee.
  • Enables family participation and empowerment of children.
  • Provides a convenient way to pass control and influence over family business interests and wealth to the next generation


Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. While we (ABC Global Management Services Ltd and subsidiaries, including ABC International Services (Seychelles) Ltd) endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained therein. In no event will we be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from or in connection with this website. This website may contain links to other websites which are not under the control of ABC. These links do not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.