Estera Extends Global Footprint With Luxembourg Launch

Oct 3 2017 | 8:16pm ET

Global fiduciary services and fund administion provider Estera has launched a new affiliant in Luxembourg in order to offer specialist corporate and trust services to private equity companies, real estate firms, institutional investors and high net worth individuals in the region. 

The new affiliate, named Estera (Luxembourg) S.à r.l., comes after the company’s successful July 2017 acquisition of Headstart S.à r.l, according to a statement. The rebranded unit will be remain under the leadership of Headstart executives Christophe Gaul and Manuel Mouget.

“We are proud of the success we have achieved as Headstart S.à r.l, and, in order to build on this, it is important that we align ourselves with the Estera brand and values,” said Gaul in the statement. 

“Building a presence in Luxembourg, one of the world’s most important jurisdictions for funds and corporate services, allows us to broaden our existing service and jurisdictional offering and increase the choice we offer to clients,” added Estera CEO Farah Ballands.

Tracing its heritage to the 1890 founding of Appleby Fiduciary, Estera has provided corporate, trust, fund and accounting services to clients across the world for more than 25 years. It operates in 11 jurisdictions: Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jersey, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Seychelles and Shanghai. 

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