Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. Its strategic location and good harbors have attracted Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Crusaders, the French and finally, the British.

An independent republic since1964, Malta has a strong legal system and a unique multi-lingual workforce. The official languages are Maltese and English. Italian is understood and spoken by a majority of the population.

Malta joined the EU in 2004, and has taken substantial steps towards establishing itself as a global player in the cross-border fund administration business.

The country is driven by a strong mindset for development, and has been successful in attracting gaming businesses, aircraft and ship registration, credit card issuing banking licenses and fund administration.

Service providers to these industries, including fiduciary and trustee business, are at the core of the island’s growth strategy. Malta’s tax system is beneficial for entrepreneurs, wealthy individuals and investors looking for a stable, safe and attractive business environment.