In today's global business landscape, corporates are in constant need for top-tier corporate service providers to streamline their business structures, navigate complex regulations, and optimize their operations. The importance of these services cannot be overstated, as they often make the difference between success and failure in today's fiercely competitive market.

According to a statistic report by ResearchAndMarkets, the global corporate services market is expected to reach $15.25 Billion in value by 2028. The report states that the increasing demand for corporate services due to the growing complexity of business operations, and the need to comply with regulations are the main drivers of this growth. In this highly competitive market, the Aspen Trust Group stands out as a leading independent corporate service provider in Cyprus with a global presence. Carrying over 25 years of experience in providing customized solutions to high-net-worth individuals, families, and corporations, the Aspen Trust Group has established a reputation of excellence in the industry.

“At the Aspen Trust Group, we are passionately proactive, carefully reactive, and we hold our clients by the hand at all times.” the CEO Marina Zevedeou shares.

The vision of the Aspen Trust Group is to be part of each client’s success story, and this is achieved by providing tailored solutions that are efficient and professional for the clients and assists in the planning, implementation and management stages of business growth, navigating them carefully through the new legislations. The Group’s philosophy is inspired by the connectivity network found in an Aspen Forest, where their professionals work together with clients to understand and tailor multi-disciplinary services to grow their potential for business success.

The Evolution

The Aspen Trust Group is one of the pioneers of the corporate service industry in Cyprus. Since the establishment of the Group in 1998, it provides financial advisory, consulting services and international structuring solutions to Corporates and High Net Worth Individuals. Specific services include the setup and management of entities globally, legal and administration services, banking and tax compliance, accounting and financial reporting, financial management and restructuring, re-domiciliation, patent registration, residency and immigration, cross-border mergers, family office services, intellectual property consulting and headquartering.

Following its acquisition by co-founder Ms. Marina Zevedeou in 2019, the company has undergone significant restructuring and rebranding, enhancing its global reputation through the diversification of its services. Over the years, the Group has expanded its presence through its trusted associates to multiple jurisdictions across the globe, including UK, US, UAE, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mauritius, and many more. While expanding its global network, the Group remains steadfast in prioritizing strong internal controls and confidentiality. It upholds its commitment to safeguarding clients' information and adheres to the highest international standards of data protection. Additionally, the Group places a strong emphasis on compliance and regulatory adherence, ensuring integrity and professionalism in all aspects of our business.

Going forward, the Aspen Trust Group continues to prioritize international business growth, adapt to the changing economic landscape and regulatory environment while providing excellent services to its clients.

The Strong Pillar

The CEO of Aspen Trust Group, Marina Zevedeou, is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the financial services sector. Her expertise includes International Corporate Structuring Strategy & Planning, Financial and Management Reporting, Personal and Corporate Taxes, Group re-structuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Family Office, and Citizenship Services.

Ms Zevedeou is a pioneer woman in her industry and advocates for women's empowerment. She is the President of Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) – Cyprus, the Cyprus Country Chair of G100 Global Trade Wing, and a board member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Cyprus Women Network. Ms Zevedeou actively participates in various initiatives to support women in the business world and was recently awarded the 2023 Powerwomen Gold Award for “Mentor of the Year” after receiving the 2022 Gold Award “Woman of the Year – Leadership – Financial Organization (CEO and Board Member)” by Citywealth in London.

Under Ms Zevedeou's leadership, the Aspen Trust Group has become an equal opportunities employer with a workforce that is over 50 per cent female from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. This diverse workforce has enabled the Group to build strong connections with their diverse clientele.

The Bright Side

The Aspen Trust Group is dedicated to being part of each client's success story. The Group achieves this by providing educational resources which allow the client to make informed decisions; financial plans that align with their goals and risk tolerance; ongoing advice and regular updates on market trends. The goal of the Group is to empower clients with knowledge, support their financial decisions, and help them adapt their strategies as their needs evolve.

The Group is transparent in its communication, providing clear and concise explanations of services, fees, and charges, and keeping clients informed of any changes that may affect them. It consistently delivers on its commitments and exceeds expectations, adding value to its clients' business. “We pride ourselves on our unwavering commitment to our clients. We are not just another company churning out generic solutions. Instead, we embrace a hands-on approach, dedicated to working with each client on a one-to-one basis making them part of our Aspen family. Our team of experts is passionately involved in every step of the process, ensuring that we provide personalized service, with meticulous attention to detail and deliver results that exceed expectations.” CEO Marina Zevedeou.