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Gibraltar Private International Offshore Banks

GibraltarRock of Gibraltar
Financial Services (Banking) Act 1992 (Consolidated to 2011)

About Gibraltar

Gibraltar’s shipping industry, which has taken advantage of its strategic location and now comprises a quarter of it‘s GDP. Tourism, mostly from the UK and western Europe, has also grown to about 25% of the economy. 

In 1967, Gibraltar established itself as an offshore financial center, parlaying its low tax rates and access to the EU. Financial services account for about 21-32% of the economy, and this sector is still expanding. Telecom and internet gambling have also become sectors of note.


Bank J Safra (Gibraltar) Limited
Provides private banking with a diversified array of service.

Barclays Bank PLC
Provide services in private and international offshore banking, Investment, management and self-directed trading.

Credit Suisse (Gibraltar)
Covers the whole spectrum of private offshore banking services, from individual financial advice to professional portfolio management.

Gibraltar International Bank Limited
Personal and business banking services.

Gibraltar Savings Bank
Mainly issues Government Debenture notes (1 month notice debentures, 10 year fixed senior citizen debenture, 3 and 5 year fixed debentures and children’s bond account).

IDT Finance
IDT Finance is a regulated bank and principal member of MasterCard®, specialising in the creation and distribution of prepaid cards across Europe.

Jyske Bank Ltd
Jyske Bank Private Banking is a division of the Jyske Bank Group, the third largest bank in Denmark.

Leeds Building Society
UK's 7th largest Building Society with 69 branches including Dublin and Gibraltar and a Leeds based call centre.

Lloyds TSB Bank plc
Provides expertise for all aspects of asset management services, trust management and estate administration.

Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Private Bank Limited
Private bankers with background in Geneva.

NatWest Offshore Limited (The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited)
Offers a wide range of offshore banking services.

Newcastle Building Society
Provides investment and housing finance services.

SG Hambros Bank (Gibraltar) Limited
Provides private banking and wealth management services.

Turicum Private Bank Ltd
Offers wealth management services, Trusts, Foundations, Corporate Structures, Tax Efficiency and Residency Opportunities.

Union Bancaire Privee (Europe) SA
Offers wealth management services, Trusts, Foundations, Corporate Structures, Tax Efficiency and Residency Opportunities.  

List of Gibraltar Offshore company service providers
List of Gibraltar Offshore trust service providers

Background Facts
Gibraltar is located on in Southwestern Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain

Population: 29,034 (2012 est.)
Capital: Gibraltar
Dialing code: 350
Currency: UK £, Gibraltar pound
Exchange control:
Gibraltar does not have exchange control
Overseas territory of the UK
Official language: English
Legal System:
The laws of the UK, where applicable, apply

Bank Legislation:
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Financial Services (Banking) Act 1992 (Consolidated to 2011)
Financial Services (Banking) Regulations 1992