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21 Feb 2023

Michael Giraud selected for prestigious Global Elite Directory

Michael Giraud, Head of Fiduciary Services Jersey, has again been named in the Private Client Global Elite Directory 2023. The directory is a peer-nominated list of private wealth practitioners considered to be industry leaders. The list is frequently used to verify advisors’ credentials and reputations. It is made up of professionals from a variety of specialisations and worldwide jurisdictions. As the directory is peer-nominated, those utilising it can be assured that the individuals named are technically strong, personable and can be relied upon to provide a high level of service.

“I am again humbled to be named in the Global Elite Directory alongside so many figures that I would consider to be industry luminaries. The Directory is an invaluable and respected source for any advisor or client seeking credible partners” Michael says.

“I would like to thank all persons who felt I warranted a listing as both a trust and a family governance specialist.   I am also very conscious that the listing is hugely dependant on the excellent and very hard work of my trust team in Standard Bank’s international fiduciary services.”

Standard Bank has been providing fiduciary services for over 100 years and now provides domestic trust services from South Africa, Nigeria and Namibia, and international fiduciary services from Jersey and Mauritius. Backed by Standard Bank, the international fiduciary services team operates like an independent trust company but with the resources of Africa’s largest bank by assets.  

Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company Jersey Limited serves the needs of global private clients to help protect clients’ interests, with strong emphasis on bespoke estate and succession planning solutions. The Jersey and Mauritius offices specialise in providing bespoke estate and succession planning solutions, setting up international holding structures for African connected and UK families, and beyond.

“I believe the future for our industry is bright, particularly for companies like ours that are positioned to serve the distinctive needs of African connected families. With total private wealth in Africa expected to rise to over US$3 trillion by 2031,* this is a considerable market that we are passionate about helping to grow and preserve that wealth,” Michael says.

Find out more here: Michael Giraud | Private Client Global Elite

* Source: https://www.henleyglobal.com/publications/africa-wealth-report-2022