Hong Kong-based Vistra, a provider of international incorporations, trust, fiduciary, private office and fund administration services, has entered the Canadian market with a new office in Toronto, the firm announced on Friday.
The new office is intended to complement other existing offices in North America, says Onno Bouwmeister, group managing director of alternative investments at Vistra. Current locations in North America include Dallas, Houston, New York and San Francisco.
“Initially our focus in Canada will be around out alternative investments business, however we plan to build upon our existing local relationships to expand our service capabilities to offer Vistra’s full suite of services across all business lines,” says Bouwmeister, in a statement.
“This new local presence will strengthen our ability to provide our high calibre expertise to these clients and better support global clients interested in Canada,” says Martin Crawford, CEO of Vistra, in a statement.