Switzerland-headquartered trust and corporate services provider Alpadis Group has obtained a licence to operate in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
This is the firm’s second office in Dubai after setting up in the UAE in January 2022.
The DIFC operation will offer a range of corporate and wealth services including helping firms set up in DIFC, wealth management, foundations and succession planning.
Alain Esseiva, chief executive of Alpadis Group, said: “Alpadis Group’s office in the DIFC is our ninth office globally and is located in a vibrant business and finance hub that will allow us to further expand the range of services we offer our clients.
“Our DIFC office will allow us to protect and grow our customers’ wealth, work closely with Dubai’s wealth management ecosystem and guide new residents, entrepreneurs and businesses and they establish themselves and expand in Dubai.”
Outside of the two operations in the UAE, the firm has offices in Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Labuan, Thailand and Japan.
This comes over a year after Alpadis Group acquired Switzerland- and Cyprus-based trust and corporate service firm Swisspartners Marcuard Heritage for an undisclosed sum.