Our JurisdictionsAcumen Group Ltd. currently has offices located in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, India, Ireland, Mauritius, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States of America which allows us to provide local knowledge with global experience to our clients.
In addition to the pristine blue waters, sandy coastlines, and otherwise beautiful scenery of the Bahamas, there are a number of advantages to establishing a successful business there. Following the United States and Canada, the Bahamas is one of the richest countries in the Americas.
The majority of the Bahamas’ economic activity is generated by tourism and offshore financial services where it has created an industry that is well-positioned to compete and thrive in the increasingly regulated environment in which financial services now operate.
These factors all add up to make the Bahamas an amazing location for business and pleasure.
Bermuda is a leading and well respected financial center for international business. Through its world leading captive insurance industry, the country enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world.
Bermuda’s legal, regulatory and accounting systems adhere to high ethical and current transparency standards which makes it an ideal location for foreign companies wishing to conduct business on international standards.
Tourism is the second largest contributor to the Bermuda economy. Bermuda’s sophisticated workforce and infrastructure, state of the art communications, ease of access, its political and economic stability as well as its spectacular beaches and golf courses, all combine to make Bermuda an attractive choice for both business and pleasure.
British Virgin Islands
One of the most stable and successful in the Caribbean, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) economy is heavily based on tourism, which is thought to account for 45% of the country’s GDP.
Over the past 30 years, the BVI has become more significant in the context of the world economy and while a lot has changed over this time, the BVI’s values of innovation and adaptability have remained constant, allowing it to continue leading the way in growth and advancement in the Carribean.
It has a long history of offering flexible and benevolent regulations to enable the opening of an offshore bank account and is supported by a robust legal system and an effective government.
Canada has one of the most stable global economies, with an established history of positive economic growth and performance.
Toronto is Canada’s business and financial capital, and a top ten global financial center. The city’s success is in large part due to the growth of Toronto’s financial industry, the second largest in North America.
In Toronto you will find one of the highest concentrations of financial services company headquarters in the Americas, attracting a skilled and ambitious workforce.
The Caymanian economy is one of the strongest in the Caribbean and with a thriving offshore financial service sector, which includes banks, insurers and mutual funds, it enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world.
The Cayman Islands are also a leading tourist destination, with its beaches, coral reefs and abundant marine life. The tourism industry is one of the main contributors to the Caymanian economy.
Its stable economic and political climate, absence of exchange controls, modern infrastructure and state of the art communication system gives Cayman a competitive advantage that makes it an attractive place to do business.
India’s financial services sector typifies the progress and opportunity of its economy. The sector comprises commercial banks, fintech, non-banking financial entities, pension funds, mutual funds, and payment banks.
The sector is growing rapidly driven by rising incomes, government focus on financial inclusion and digital adoption.
As the Indian market matures, opportunities abound to take advantage of its competitive strengths.
Ireland has an exceptionally strong international financial services sector with strengths in fund management, insurance/reinsurance, and specialist finance. In addition, following Brexit in the UK, Ireland retains access to European markets.
Ireland has built a deep pool of staff, managers, professional advisers, regulators and services providers with sophisticated financial services knowledge. A combination of favourable tax rates and extensive double taxation agreements with over 62 countries makes Ireland a highly efficient tax location..
Ireland is a profitable location for financial services from high productivity and a competitive cost base in a sophisticated financial services environment.
Situated at a strategic location in the Indian Ocean and with a favorable time zone of GMT +4, Mauritius is internationally recognized as a leading economy with social, political and economic stability. Mauritius is a well established business destination through its financial ecosystem offering a plethora of services.
As an innovation driven and knowledge-based economy, the island is underpinned by a broad spectrum of sectors offering excellent business opportunities in fields such as Ocean Economy, Financial Services and Manufacturing.
Mauritius exudes a sense of confidence and stability for business through its access to a well-educated and bilingual (French/English) workforce, and an efficient and regulated financial system.
Singapore is one of the most affluent cities in the world, and a global hub for trade and finance. It serves as the world’s busiest shipping port and a top location for investments in the Asia Pacific Region.
The city-state is home to 5.6+ million residents and known for its cleanliness, low corruption rate, education, health & safety standards along with its modern infrastructure. It’s strategic geographic location, efficient government and attractive tax policies offer a business-friendly environment for entrepreneurs and start-up business incorporations.
Tourism is a major pillar to the Singaporean economy and attracts millions each year for its diversity in cultural arts, ethnic cuisine, festivals and famous attractions. Information and Communication Technologies are also contributors to Singapore’s success, making it one of the most competitive and innovative countries according to international rankings.
South Africa is the economic and financial hub of Africa where many of the continents major banks largest stock exchange (JSE) is located.
The country is the continent’s leading place for foreign direct investment with the majority of investments flowing into the financial service sector. The financial service sector offers balanced access to various sources of finance, including credit, venture capital, equity and insurance.
With a sophisticated banking system, backed by a sound regulatory and legal framework, South Africa ensures institutional safety and soundness to local and foreign investors alike.
Turks and Caicos
Although one of the smaller Caribbean territories, Turks and Caicos has natural resources and economic advantages to rival its bigger neighbours.
Today, the Turks and Caicos Islands’ main source of income is luxury tourism. Large all-inclusive resorts, peaceful inns, and opulent vacation rentals are just a few of the accommodations available on the islands.
Several financial institutions with expertise in offshore banking, wealth management, and investments are located on Providenciales. Each of the islands that make up the archipelago of Turks and Caicos has a distinctive ambiance and a varied stage of development.
London is described as one of the world’s most important global cities and has been termed the world’s most desirable, sustainable and most popular for work city in the world.
The city is one of the pre-eminent financial centers in the world and a leading location for international finance and internationally traded insurance and reinsurance business, with specialty in marine and aviation business.
The class leading regulatory environment in London provides the city with a competitive edge in the finance, insurance and reinsurance sectors.
United States of America
The USA is the economic powerhouse of the world with the world’s largest economy and is the global finance leader, driving the overall global economy.
With a first-class regulatory environment and the globe’s largest insurance market, the USA continues to be the premiere destination for international finance, insurance and reinsurance business.