Johannesburg 23 June 2016
Cim Global Business, an award-winning provider of fund, corporate and trust structuring and administration services based in Mauritius and Singapore has opened an office in the heart of Sandton as part of its African expansion strategy.
“The opening of our new office in Johannesburg is in line with our objective of being closer to our African clients and to capture the growing flows of investment into Africa.” said Graham Sheward, Managing Director of Cim Global Business. “I am very pleased to welcome Willem van der Berg to our team. He will be leading our African strategy and his strong track record and experience will be invaluable to support the development of our operations in the region.”
Willem joins from Geneva Management Group Johannesburg where he was heading the Africa desk. Prior to that, he was working as International Tax Manager at PWC. Willem has a LLM from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and a LLB from the University of Stellenbosch.
Commenting on his appointment, Willem said, “I am delighted to be joining Cim Global Business reputable team and excited about the opportunity to grow the African business and continue delivering value for the firm’s existing clients”
He also added that “Cim Global Business has a strong foundation based on its ability to provide tailor made solutions to its international client base to structure the administration of cross border companies in and from Mauritius or Singapore. Also, the firm is very pro-active by extending new range of products to meet their client’s needs, for instance they now offer Professional Services Outsourcing Solutions or FATCA/CRS services to their client base.”
Notes to Editors
Cim Global Business is the leading management companies in Mauritius with assets under administration exceeding USD150 billion. The firm has offices in Mauritius, Singapore and South Africa providing corporate, fund, trust formation and administration as well as outsourcing solutions to its international client base.
The company forms part of Cim Group, the largest non-bank financial institution in the country whose parent company, Cim Financial Services Ltd, is listed on the local stock exchange.
Cim Global Business has been voted Best Fund Administrator in Mauritius for 2016 by Acquisition International, a monthly magazine produced by AI Global Media, a UK-based publishing house with a global reach.
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