Investment Firms

An investment firm license is a requirement for most business models in the investment services industry. Our clients range from traditional discretionary asset managers to CFD trading brokerages to innovative mobile-based algo-advisors and disruptive fintech businesses.

The SALVUS Investment Firms Licensing team

We have a dedicated investment firms regulation and compliance team and welcome all your questions in regards to investment firms at [email protected].

Our Investment Firms Licensing team is comprised of experts with working experience in the many different business models of investments firms. This enables us to rapidly understand your vision and address your needs holistically. We then guide you in identifying, and in obtaining the most suited investment firm license in the appropriate investment services jurisdiction.

SALVUS is able to support your investment services business particulars and ensure the proper establishment of your investment firm. On your behalf, we liaise with your team and the national competent authority in the selected jurisdiction to prepare the application procedure including all necessary documentation as per the requirements of each jurisdiction’s regulatory framework.

You can expect us to thoroughly assist your business needs through our project management approach. This covers the entire investment firm license application process from the submission of the application to correspondence with the regulator, activating the licensing, and then ensuring post-licensing compliance.

The investment services jurisdictions we specialise in are:

Through our network, we are also in a position to support you in obtaining an investment firm license in other prominent European destinations such as Lithuania, Malta, Ireland and Luxemburg, along with Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Mauritius, Seychelles and Singapore.

Ready-made licenses for acquisition or sale

Through our entity acquisition or sale support, we are active in dealing with existing investment firm licenses’ change of ownership, with either a seller’s or a buyer’s mandate. Our services include the identification of a target licensed entity based on your business needs, negotiation between parties, compliance and financial due diligence, and transaction facilitation.

Our Investment Firms Licensing team is ready to listen and support you in your investment services license needs. We look forward to being of value and helping you obtain the most suitable license.

Please contact us at [email protected] to discuss more.