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Company Formation Cayman Islands



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Updated on Tuesday 05th November 2019

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We are a Cayman Islands company formation firm which has assisted numerous foreign investors in setting up their businesses in this jurisdiction.
International Management Services has a team of experienced specialists in company formation in Cayman Islands, chartered accountants, lawyers, chartered secretaries, chartered financial analysts and trust & estate practitioners. We are the founding members of the Cayman Islands Directors Association and of Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). 
IMS was established in 1974 and it has a long experience in incorporating companies and assisting clients with a wide range of corporate services. Our group formed one of the first Cayman hedge funds and was the first provider of professional independent directors to Cayman Funds.

Our team


Paul-Harris-compressor.pngPAUL HARRIS is the IMS Group Chairman, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a notary public for the Cayman Islands. He is registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority to be director on regulated funds and other entities. Harris worked for Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst and Young) in London before moving to the Cayman Islands. Here he became the first British chartered accountant with local residence and practice. He helped at founding the Cayman Islands Company Managers Association (CICMA) and the Cayman Islands Directors Association (CIDA) and was president of both. 
Gary-Butler-compressor.jpgGARY BUTLER is the Managing Director & Legal Counsel of IMS. He is a Solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales, holding a current practising certificate. Butler is a Professional Director in the Cayman Islands and he practised law in Scotland, Jersey and the Cayman Islands. Butler serves as a director on a few alternative investment funds and special purpose vehicles. 
Ian-Goodall-compressor.pngIAN GOODALL is director is IMS, a Chartered Accountant - member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland - and a Professional Director in the Cayman Islands. Goodall obtained an M.A. (Hons) Upper Second in Economics and Geography at Glasgow University, worked for Thomson McLintock, Glasgow (now KPMG, Glasgow). He is a Director and Company Secretary for IMS and serves as a director of alternative investment funds and special purpose vehicles. 
Our main objective is to help our clients open legal entities in the Cayman Islands by complying with all the administrative, legal and taxation rules and regulations required in this state.
At the same time, we provide foreign entrepreneurs customized and cost-effective services. Our staff is made up of experienced consultants who possess thorough experience in setting up a Cayman Islands company.
Our clients are very important for us and we thrive to provide to each of them an attentive personal service. As one of our clients, you will be allocated a specialized team of consultants who will be able to answer to your particular incorporation requests.

Our services

Apart from the Cayman Islands company formation services we provide, we also offer the following supplementary services:
opening subsidiaries and branches;
obtaining various types of business licenses and permits;
virtual office;
opening a Cayman Islands exempted company;
tax consultancy;
company liquidation.
Our experience allows us to permanently update and improve our services, as well as optimize the procedures through which these are put into practice.
We ensure that everyone of our clients receives exactly what they require in a timely, cost-efficient manner, together with continuous follow-up.
If you need help in setting up a Cayman Islands company, please feel free to get in touch with our local consultants.


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Meet us in George Town

Call us now at +1 (345) 949 4244  to set up an appointment with our lawyers in George Town. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Cayman Islands.

As an International Management Services client, you will benefit from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Cayman Islands.

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