Vistra’s specialist colleagues provide inter alia tailored trust, fiduciary, fund and corporate services. We form strong, trusted connections with our clients, based on a deep understanding of their professional worlds, drawn from our extensive experience of working in those same worlds – across finance, structuring, law and accounting.

Our approach is always personal. We develop perceptive solutions to the often complex needs of each individual client, from international corporations to high net worth individuals.

We always go further for our clients, from forming new connections to navigating new jurisdictions, to maximise what is possible in international business.

As part of the Vistra Group, we employ over 1,300 professionals across 35 jurisdictions.

For further information please visit www.vistra.com

Vistra (Malta) Limited (“Vistra Malta”) has been providing corporate, accounting and tax compliance services to a number of Maltese companies established by multinational clients. We pride ourselves on providing a quality and efficient service to these companies and their shareholders, always exceeding expectations. Assistance and representation of clients for residency and citizenship programmes, is also high on our list of services provided, as is the dedication and professionalism of our expanding Marine & Aviation department.

Malta has been establishing itself as a financial services centre of repute for over 20 years and may be viewed as setting the standard in regulation and governance, all of which gives our clients peace of mind knowing that their affairs are being managed by a highly skilled and experienced team in a controlled environment.

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Amendments to the Malta Residence and Visa Programme

The Malta Residence and Visa Programme (the “Programme”) Regulations introduced in 2015, have recently been amended by virtue of Legal Notice 189 of 2017 as published in the Government Gazette of Malta on 4 July 2017.

Vistra Group acquire DF Marine Consultancy Limited

Vistra Group, one of the world’s leading corporate service providers of international incorporations, trust, fiduciary and fund administration services, today announced the acquisition of the leading yachting Malta-based service provider, DF Marine Consultancy Limited (“DF Marine”).
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Amendments to the Malta Residence and Visa Programme

The Malta Residence and Visa Programme (the “Programme”) Regulations introduced in 2015, have recently been amended by virtue of Legal Notice 189 of 2017 as published in the Government Gazette of Malta on 4 July 2017.

Vistra Group acquire DF Marine Consultancy Limited

Vistra Group, one of the world’s leading corporate service providers of international incorporations, trust, fiduciary and fund administration services, today announced the acquisition of the leading yachting Malta-based service provider, DF Marine Consultancy Limited (“DF Marine”).

“This is an age of over-disclosure” – Vistra MD Marco Bugelli

Marco Bugelli, Managing Director of Vistra
Companies need to adapt to the new realities of tax transparency and automatic information exchange, Marco Bugelli, Managing Director of Vistra, tells MaltaProfile. However, some of the OECD’s suggestions are a step in the wrong direction, he says.

Vistra (Malta) celebrates fifth anniversary

Vistra (Malta) Ltd celebrated its fifth anniversary by hosting an event at the Saluting Battery at the Upper Barrakka. The suggestive surroundings were brought to life by the music of the Hot Club of Valletta performing Jazz Manouche.
Marco Bugelli
Marco Bugelli
Managing Director
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Alistair Schembri
Alistair Schembri
Director
Languages: English

Gerard Jan Van Spall
Gerard Jan Van Spall
Commercial Director
 

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anthony.galea@vistra.com
Managing Director - Marine & Aviation
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Alistair Schembri
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Gerard Jan Van Spall
Commercial Director
anthony.galea@vistra.com
Managing Director - Marine & Aviation

DATE FOUNDED
31st August 2001
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
11-20
COMPANY TYPE
Limited Liability Company
NETWORK
Part of Vistra Group network with 46 offices in 35 jurisdictions
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
Dutch, English, Italian, Maltese
SERVICES
Corporate
Accounting
Trustee Services
Administrator of Private Foundations
Fiduciary Shareholding Services
Marine and Aviation Services
Individual Investor Programme
Residency Programmes
Marco Bugelli

Marco started his career at Naudi Giorgio Leone Ganado & Co (now PwC Malta) in the nineties, before moving into the Financial Services industry in the noughties. Over the years he acquired extensive experience in accounting, management and especially taxation by involving himself in various tax advisory, cross-border and restructuring assignments for a wide range of international clients, comprising high net worth individuals, SMEs as well as institutional investors.

He was a Senior Manager for the Private Company Services at Deloitte Malta before joining Vistra as Managing Director of the Malta office in 2011. Vistra Malta has since established itself as a leading trust and corporate service provider on the island, increasing both staff numbers as well as revenues. 

He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants and a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Taxation. He also holds a Certificate in Trust Law and Administration. He is fluent in Maltese, English and Italian.

Alistair Schembri
Dr. Alistair Schembri graduated as Doctor of Law from the University of Malta in 2009. In 2008, Alistair joined the legal and corporate department of an independent mid-tier corporate and accounting firm in Malta where he gained considerable experience in company, commercial and trust law and legal drafting. In June 2010, Alistair joined Vistra Malta as an in-house corporate lawyer, specialising primarily in corporate and commercial sphere, as well as client acceptance and company secretarial matters. In 2011, Alistair was appointed as one of the directors of Vistra Malta and today he leads the corporate and compliance team. Alistair is responsible for managing a number of tax-driven structures which are set up through Vistra Malta as well as assisting with business development and on-boarding of new clients. Alistair was admitted to the Maltese Bar in 2010, and is a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates.
Gerard Jan Van Spall
anthony.galea@vistra.com
Anthony joined Vistra Group to set up the Marine & Aviation practice in December 2015, after over 12 years of experience building and leading a similar practice in Malta. The office focuses on the superyacht and business aviation sectors, as well as the general aviation and shipping industries. Anthony began his career as a trainee with Hugh Peralta & Associates in 2001, and went on to continue his training with the newly formed DF Advocates in 2003. Anthony worked mainly in the civil and corporate department, also involving himself in the litigation practice. Anthony set-up the Transport law Department within DF Advocates and was later appointed as the partner responsible for said practice. Anthony was also appointed as Managing Director of the firm's sister company DF Marine, a company specialising in providing services to superyacht owners. Anthony holds a LL.D from the University of Malta awarded in 2003 and was admitted to the Bar of Malta in 2004. His native language is Maltese and English, and speaks fluent Italian.

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