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About The Gibro Group

“The Gibro Group, established in 1975, is a multi-disciplinary group of companies which specialises in providing high net worth individuals and companies with bespoke trust, corporate, legal, private client and family office services across six wholly owned offices spread across the globe.”

“Our client offering is quite unique and has developed throughout the years, into what is now a dynamic, ever-evolving, client-focused “boutique” brand, internationally regarded for its excellent reputation, standards of integrity and above all, access to a pool of experienced professional advisers always willing to assist and support every client.”

Stuart Rodriguez LLB, MA, CEO.

The Gibro Group is the first organisation in Gibraltar offering international corporate, trusts and legal services to be awarded the ISO 9001 international business accreditation for business standards. Through our membership of HLB International we are able to offer our client base exclusive access to professional financial services through one of the largest business networks in the world and member of the Forum of Firms.

Many of our clients are professional intermediaries, banks, licensed financial services providers and High Net-Worth individuals.

A Commitment to Excellence

The Gibro Group is committed to providing excellence of service to all its clients, through our Gibro Group Code:

  • We are committed to professionalism and integrity. We are an ethical organization that delivers integrated legal, corporate, trusts, insurance and financial solutions within a continuously evolving legal and commercial market place.
  • We are proud to hold the ISO 9001 quality standard award, and the mechanisms of our Integrated Quality Management System ensures that every member of our team is committed to establishing objectives for key aspects of service delivery and achieving these.
  • We will always strive to comply with legislative and client requirements.
  • We publish our Policy Statement and ensure this is communicated to team practitioners, interested parties and the public.
  • We carry out regular management reviews and ensure that our performance is measured against specified targets. Our evaluations lead us to ensure a process of continuous performance improvement.
  • We are committed to observing ethical practices in particular as regards Health and Safety and Environmental best practice, applying solutions appropriate to our business activities and our clients’ expectations.

Gibro Group Members:

Gibro Corporate Management Ltd is the fiduciary arm of the Gibro Group and specialises in providing offshore company formations, offshore trusts and offshore tax planning to the international community. We incorporate and manage companies for retail and commercial clients in almost any jurisdiction worldwide.

Perez/Rodriguez are Barristers-at-Law, Solicitors and Commissioners for Oaths offering clients a wealth of legal experience. The firm was established in 1975 and is one of the oldest legal firms in Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Trustees Ltd are Trustees established since 1988 and offering clients a wealth of experience.

PortuTax Lda offers fiscal representation throughout Portugal. This Company has been specifically incorporated under Portuguese law to undertake the legal obligations and requirements of a Fiscal Representative on behalf of non-resident individuals and companies (wherever domiciled out of Portugal)

Gibro Consultores Lda manages our Portuguese portfolio of international clients via our offices in Loule, Algarve, incorporating the previously established Graham Barker Consultores Lda which had been assisting non-residents and residents alike in Portugal for over 20 years.

Gibro Abogados S.L. was established in 1996. Our experienced English speaking lawyers provide Spanish legal solutions and fiscal representation services throughout Spain.

About Gibraltar

If you are reading this then it is likely that you are considering setting up a business in Gibraltar. The following points should help you make that decision to invest or conduct business in a jurisdiction of internationally noted quality:

  • Highly-developed business services infrastructure where it is possible to passport an EU license in financial services such as insurance and re-insurance, EU-wide pensions, banking and funds administration, amongst others;
  • Distribute competitively priced VAT-free goods and services to the markets of the EU and Africa;
  • Conduct business in a quality low-tax jurisdiction with a profit oriented capital base at low levels of corporate tax, all in a stable currency with few restrictions in moving capital or repatriating dividends;
  • A legal system modeled on the English structure contributes to making Gibraltar the duly regulated, globally acclaimed jurisdiction it is today;
  • A variety of interesting fiscal products ranging from lucrative funds development and administration to customized financial solutions, ranging from international tax planning strategies to monthly tax-free registered debentures (stable bonds with an attractive non-taxable fixed rate);
  • A high-quality environment for corporate accommodation, with modern services and workspace;
  • Start-up incentives, including a start-up rate of 10% applicable to any new businesses established in Gibraltar after 1 July 2009;
  • A stable political and economic environment;
  • Benefits from EU membership;
  • Enhanced, weather-protected port facilities outside of the European Customs Union make Gibraltar ideal for cruise liners and cargo handling/logistics alike;
  • An international airport with scheduled flights to the UK, in conjunction with proximity to Spanish regional airports at Malaga, Seville and Jerez;
  • One of Europe’s most advanced fibre-optic communications networks, offering quality solutions for businesses;
  • A multi-skilled, suitably qualified workforce with training assistance to update skills as and when needed;
  • A harmonious, multicultural and English-speaking environment, as favoured by most international businesses, providing pivotal access to regional markets in Mediterranean Europe and North Africa (the majority of people in Gibraltar are at least bilingual);
  • The Common Agricultural Policy, Value Added Tax and the Common Customs Tariff do not apply to Gibraltar since it falls outside the EU Customs Union;
  • Classified as a developing country, Gibraltar is entitled to preferential trade tariffs under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP);
  • Legislation is in place to encourage High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and High Executives Possessing Specialist Skills (HEPSS) to establish tax residency in Gibraltar, affording them the opportunity to have the tax payable on their income restricted to a capped amount; and
  • Gibraltar relishes from warm summers and mild winters – around 300 days of sunshine – and a high quality of life, with a wide variety of sporting, cultural and entertainment facilities, both in and around Gibraltar (an enviable lifestyle with the professionalism and vibrancy of a modern yet mature location).

In short, whatever your reason for establishing yourself or your business in Gibraltar, the Rock has something for everyone.

The above information was obtained from the Gibraltar Government Website.

About HLB International

HLB International is a worldwide organisation of leading professional accountancy firms and business advisers. The group's maxim is 'Global in Reach, Local in Touch', harnessing the strengths of its members for the benefit of its clients.

Formed in 1969, HLB ranks in the top twelve international accounting and business firms and can assist clients to do business in over 100 countries and is represented by more than 1,500 partners and 10,800 staff in over 430 offices worldwide. HLB international's focus is on "Global Care", providing the services needed for clients to operate successfully in the global market place.

The strength of the network, coupled with personal, partner-led services, means that client needs, whether for large or small assignments can be handled.

As well as the traditional business, tax, accounting and audit services, HLB provides comprehensive business services and expertise vital to international success.