Why set up an offshore company in the Bahamas?
The asset base of The Bahamas’ banking centre is in over $220 billion, positioning the country among the top ten in the world,
Private banking, portfolio management, and mutual fund administration have gained in importance in recent years, reinforcing the international community’s recognition of The Bahamas as a safe repository of the financial assets of both individuals and corporations.
To Set up your Hegde Fund or Mutual fund, the Bahamas will be the best place
+ Get your ISIN code
+ Find your custodian bank
Bethel Finance will help you to write your PPM and will draft with you all the necessary paperwork to register your hedge fund in the Bahamas.
Advice and assistance in setting up an offshore company in the Bahamas
Register a company offshore in the Bahamas is an excellent way for financial entrepreneurs to take the opportunities offered by the vibrant financial markets in setting up their own hedge fund.
The following information will help you to determine why setting up your business in the Bahamas is an optimum strategy.
Set up an offshore company in the Bahamas is ideal for:
- Holding intellectual property rights
- Holding Assets
- Consultants / Counselors
- Hedge Fund
- IT company
Main characteristics and approach for the an offshore company set up in the Bahamas:
|Company Type||Offshore company type : International Business Company (IBC)|
|Corporate legislation||The IBC are regulated under the IBC Act 2000|
|Confidentiality||Bahamas offers a high level of anonymity and privacy.|
|Information published relating to company officers||Upon registration, names of companies officers will appear in public registry. You can use nominee services to have more privacy|
|Accounting requirement||No accounting requirement|
|Taxation||No taxes in Bahamas corporation|
|Legislation||Modern offshore legislation|
|Standard Currency||Bahamas Dollar|
|Financial||International Offshore Financial Center|
|Stability||Stable jurisdiction with very good reputation|
|Communication||Efficient communication means|
|Time zone||Convenient world time zone GMT- 5|
|Paid up capital requirement||50’000 USD|
|Basis of legal System||Under Common Law|
|Minimum shareholders / directors||A minimum of 1 Director / 1 Share Holder|
|Bearer shares||Bearer Shares are not permitted|
Tax treaties that will help determine if setting up an offshore company in the Bahamas is a perfect choice for you:
In order to be taken off the OECD gray list, Bahamas signed the TIEA (tax information exchange agreements) in with:
Aruba, Canada,Â Czech Republic,Â Germany, Guernsey, India, Japan, Malta, South Korea, Spain,Â San Marino,Â United Kingdom
To register an offshore company in the Bahamas, just send us a short email to :Â contact mail.