WELCOME TO THE BANK
DEAR BANK CUSTOMERS AND WORLDWIDE PARTNERS:
On behalf of our worldwide colleagues, we welcome you to our bank, the “Customer First Global Bank.”
We are a leading global bank fully licensed to offer solutions in banking, capital markets, trust and escrow, the St. Kitts and Nevis economic citizenship, and investment management. The Bank has a rapidly expanding international clientele, supports corporate and private banking customers in more than 150 countries worldwide and multiple currencies.
We serve some of the world’s most accomplished individuals and entities. Our private banking customers are institutions, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, large family offices, business entities, and trusts, who demand capable and incisive banking services from a reliable banking partner. The Bank operates at “Wall Street” speed through efficient execution while ensuring accuracy.
Our investment management services provide sophisticated global wealth management solutions, providing customer access to top-rated financial products and investments worldwide. The Bank is also proud to offer the New York Stock Exchange listed Volshares Large Cap ETF (NYSE: VSL), a market leading exchange traded fund that, since its inception, has out-performed the U.S. S&P 500 Index 3 years in a row. VSL is exclusively managed by our independent SEC-registered asset management affiliate in the U.S.
Our bank is subject to rigorous regulatory oversight. We have 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, the Bank has implemented Kroll’s renowned due diligence abilities to augment the Bank’s already robust AML/KYC/CFT practices. The Bank’s financial statements and compliance programs are certified annually by our auditor, Grant Thornton, a top accounting firm.
The Bank Is Founded on Its Core Values
Ultra Safety of Customer Deposits. As a matter of bank policy, our Bank’s customer deposits either remain in cash or are placed in sovereign bonds, which together with the Bank’s strong capital foundation ensure the safety of our customer deposits.
A No Customer Lending Policy. Our bank’s customer deposits are not exposed to credit risk since the Bank’s policy prohibits customer lending.
Privacy is Paramount. Our bank respects customer privacy. We utilize secure government-grade protocols to power our 24/7 e-banking systems, placing strict protections for client privacy while delivering a seamless service.
St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Services. We offer a broad range of services to our clients, including our market leading position as a government-licensed International Marketing Agent and “Escrow Agent” bank for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI), the world’s oldest CBI program. Approved new citizens can enjoy a second citizenship and benefit from visa-free travel to almost 150 countries. As the only “Escrow Agent” bank directly licensed by the St. KItts & Nevis government for the CBI related fund escrow services, we serve many local real estate developers as the #1 market leader with a 70%+ market share.
Your Prosperity, Our Commitment
You are welcome to visit our sprawling 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 nation of St. Kitts & Nevis sits at the crossroads of the U.S., Europe, Africa, and South and Central America, with easy access to Asian markets.
We are most honoured to be your bank. We pride ourselves on attentively listening to you – our customers. At this bank, our mission statement is simple: Your Prosperity, Our Commitment. You can count on us to support you when you need us the most.
The Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry
Chairman of the Board
FOUNDING CHAIRMAN SIR TONY: The Right Honorable Sir Tony Baldry is the UK government’s former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, who oversaw the West Indies, South Asia, Africa and North America in his career. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, appointed to the HM Privy Council in 2014, and became a Lay Canon of Oxford’s Christ Church Cathedral in 2015. During his accomplished career, Sir Tony Baldry led multiple official UK trade missions across the globe and became an Honorary member of the 48 Group for his work with China. His ministerial posts included Minister of State, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department of Energy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department of the Environment, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs. Sir Tony Baldry was also a Personal Aide to the legendary former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Following his retirement from Parliament in 2015, UK Prime Minister David Cameron commended Sir Tony Baldry as “the finest example of an MP.” Sir Tony Baldry holds a Master of Arts in International Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Law from the University of Sussex. He was a visiting Parliamentary Fellow at St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford and continues to be a guest member of the University of Oxford. Currently, Sir Tony Baldry is the leader of “One Essex Court,” a leading set of barristers’ chambers, specializing in commercial disputes in London.