legal entity formations

Company formation services

Start right with the global company formation leaders.

Establishing a new legal entity or company is an essential part of any business’s growth strategy. Therefore you need a partner with experience you can trust. Vistra is that partner. An acknowledged industry leader we have been providing cross-border company formations, in all major onshore, mid-shore and offshore jurisdictions for over 35 years. Globally, we work with new and existing clients and their professional advisors, to incorporate more than 25,000 companies every year. 

Our hands-on experience and extensive local knowledge guarantee that every company formation is set up efficiently and correctly from the start. We also help you to make sure things stay that way. 

Vistra is:

– An acknowledged industry leader in company formations for over 35 years 
– A trusted provider to legal, accountancy and company secretarial professionals 
– A global operator with an unrivalled reputation for efficiency and compliance

Why choose Vistra’s company formation services

A partner you can trust
Our company culture emphasises high performance and value. We serve our clients with utmost sensitivity, and a commitment to doing things right the first time and keeping it that way.
Dedicated support
Thousands of clients have relied on our experience. Our dedicated relationship teams provide each client with ongoing guidance, always keeping them informed of updates and regulatory changes when they need to know.
Efficient Service
We continually invest in our processes, people, and technology to ensure our clients get the best service. From company setup to ongoing renewals and compliance checks, we keep things efficient.
Local knowledge
Local expertise
Our in-country teams, including company secretaries, lawyers, and paralegals, have intimate knowledge of local laws and legislations and work closely with authorities to ensure our clients stay ahead of regulatory change.

Our technology gives you control

We have a dedicated online portal for incorporations within all major international jurisdictions, including the UK, BVI, Cayman Islands, and Seychelles, so clients can manage their companies from wherever they are in the world. 

With secure 24/7 access our portals provide a range of key benefits from name checks to online renewals and payments, Economic Substance filings, as well as access to and ordering of technical documents and certificates whenever clients need them. 

MyFormations Portal (International)
MyFormations Portal (UK only)




Our company formation services

Set up a company

With highly experienced professionals and licences in all major jurisdictions, we can deliver a wide scope of company formation services:

Legal Entity Formations

Shelf Companies

Special Purpose Vehicles

Fund Formations

Trust & Foundations


Ongoing support

Once an entity is set up, we provide a range of services to keep it in good standing—from post incorporation technical support to ongoing renewal and maintenance services—allowing clients to focus on their core business.

Statutory Document Maintenance

Annual Renewals

Economic Substance

Company Secretarial


Corporate Shareholder Services


Office Space Provision

Liquidation & Strike Offs


Whether you are an existing business or a professional advisor acting on behalf of your client, our extensive experience ensures your company formation is right first time.

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