WELCOME TO NEVIS INTERNATIONAL BANK & TRUST
DEAR BANK CUSTOMERS AND OUR WORLDWIDE PARTNERS:
On behalf of our global workforce, we welcome you to Nevis International Bank & Trust, the “Customer First Global Bank” (NIB&T). NIB&T is a leading banking conglomerate fully licensed and regulated to offer a wide range of banking, capital markets, trust and escrow, economic citizenship, and asset management solutions to a large and rapidly expanding corporate and private banking clientele from around the world. Our Asset Management ETF business is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE symbol: VSL). Our Asset Management affiliate is a registered investment adviser regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), duly authorized to manage customer investment portfolios.
NIB&T serves some of the world’s most distinguished people and entities. The Bank’s customers are sophisticated institutions, corporations, trusts, foundations, ultra-high-net-worth individuals and large family offices from around the world. The Bank’s clientele seeks efficient, modern, reliable and hassle-free banking services provided by a strong and reputable global bank operating at the “speed of Wall Street” – with a high degree of credibility and customer transparency, efficient multi-currency SWIFT wire capabilities, and is headquartered in a British Commonwealth country totally committed to the protection of customer privacy.
NIB&T is subject to rigorous regulatory oversight and maintains a pristine record of worldwide compliance. The Bank adheres to best practices compliance standards. Through a formal alliance with Kroll, the world leader in risk management, NIB&T has implemented Kroll’s renowned due diligence abilities to augment the Bank’s already highly robust AML/KYC/CFT operating procedures. The Bank’s financial statements and compliance programs are audited and certified annually by our independent auditor, Grant Thornton, one of the world’s top accounting firms.
Exceptional Capital Strength
To assist our customers in navigating an increasingly complex world, NIB&T maintains an exceptionally high Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) ratio of nearly 100%, offering the Bank’s customer deposits with unparalleled safety through a “fortress” balance sheet as one of the safest banks in the world.
The Bank’s Foundation Is Our Core Values
Safety of Customer Deposits. As a matter of bank policy, NIB&T’s customer deposits either remain in cash or are invested in sovereign bonds, guaranteeing the safety of customer deposits dollar for dollar.
A No-lending Policy, Zero Loan Defaults. It is also our bank’s policy that NIB&T does not extend credit to anyone, not to customers or ourselves. Therefore neither the Bank’s capital nor our customer deposits are exposed to credit risk. This steadfast bank practice allows NIB&T to maintain capital ratios that surpass some of the largest banks in the world.
Customer Privacy is Paramount. NIB&T respects customer privacy. The Bank utilizes highly secure government-grade facilities and protocols to power its 24/7 e-banking systems, enforcing strict protections for client privacy while delivering a seamless service experience.
A One-stop Solution Bank. From new business formation to economic citizenship, NIB&T offers a broad range of services to our clients. The Bank is both a St. Kitts and Nevis government licensed International Marketing Agent and the only bank in Nevis approved by the government as an “Escrow Agent” bank to hold funds for the world’s oldest St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP or CBI). When approved, NIB&T’s customers and their family members can obtain a second citizenship while keeping their current nationalities, benefiting from visa-free travel to nearly 160 countries, including the U.K. and the entire EU.
Your Prosperity, Our Commitment
You are welcome to visit NIB&T’s global headquarters in Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis. First discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, Nevis is the birthplace of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in 1755, and the home of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1785. Today, the beautiful English-speaking Nevis sits at the crossroads of U.S., Europe, Africa, South and Central America, with easy access to the Asian markets. NIB&T is well positioned.
NIB&T is most honoured to be your bank. We pride ourselves on attentively listening to our customers. At NIB&T, our mission statement is quite simple: Your Prosperity, Our Commitment. You can count on this bank to serve you well and stand by you when you need us the most.
The Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry
Chairman of the Board
NEVIS INTERNATIONAL BANK & TRUST
FOUNDING CHAIRMAN SIR TONY: The Right Honorable Sir Tony is the UK government’s former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Foreign and Commonwealth Office overseeing the West Indies, South Asia, Africa and North America. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 and appointed to the HM Privy Council in 2014, and became a Lay Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford in 2015. During his accomplished career, Sir Tony led multiple official UK trade missions across the globe, including serving as an Honorary member of the 48 Group for his work with China. Sir Tony was a member of Parliament (MP) for 32 years and a UK government Minister for 8 years. His ministerial posts included Minister of State Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department of Energy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department of the Environment, and a Minister in the UK Foreign Office. Sir Tony was also a Personal Aide to the legendary former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Following his retirement from the Parliament in 2015, UK Prime Minister David Cameron commended Sir Tony as “the finest example of an MP.” Sir Tony has a Master of Arts degree in International Development and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Sussex. He was a visiting Parliamentary Fellow at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford and continues to be a guest member of the University of Oxford. Sir Tony is currently the leader of a commercial set of Barristers’ Chambers “One Essex Court” in London.