Our Business

Welcome to Raptor International Limited (RIL), your go-to partner for International Financial Management solutions.

Established as a Seychelles Limited Company on November 9, 2021, RIL originated in Guernsey, Channel Islands, in 2016. Now headquartered in Cyprus, RIL offers personalised specialist financial management services catering to clients seeking offshore and international solutions.

Backed by over 25 years of industry experience, RIL delivers tailored solutions for both private individuals and corporate clients. From safeguarding assets and intellectual property to facilitating confidential transactions, RIL provides expert guidance with an unwavering commitment to confidentiality and excellence.

With an extensive network of global tax and legal professionals, fiduciary service providers, and specialists across various sectors, RIL ensures that each client receives top-notch solutions tailored to their specific needs.

Join our diverse clientele, ranging from private individuals to corporate entities, and let RIL lead you towards a secure financial future.

RAPTOR will source advice and provide consultancy services to clients wishing to establish the following:

  • Complex Financial solutions

Trust & Corporate Remediation Projects:

  • Discretionary Trusts
  • Life Interest (Interest in Possession) Trusts
  • Employee Benefit Trusts
  • Purpose Trusts
  • Foundations
  • Partnerships (both Limited and Limited Liability Ps)
  • International Pension Plans
  • Qualifying Non-UK Pension Schemes (“QNUPS”)
  • Private Trust Companies
  • Companies incorporated in Seychelles, Cyprus, Guernsey, Jersey, British Virgin Islands,  and most other offshore jurisdictions as well as UK companies and Companies incorporated in other European countries

RAPTOR delivers expert guidance and strategic planning to minimize UK tax liabilities. Our qualified Tax advisers and leading tax experts provide comprehensive assistance in the following areas:

  • UK Income Tax/Corporation Tax
  • UK Inheritance Tax and estate planning
  • Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (“ATED”)

For international clients, our dedicated team collaborates with qualified Tax advisers and leading experts to provide tailored solutions, including:

  • Reviewing existing structures
  • Inheritance tax and global estate planning for clients with cross-border interests

At RAPTOR, we simplify tax complexities to empower your financial success. (We do not provide tax advice or legal advice).

RAPTOR specialises in bespoke services crafted for individuals and entities in the Sports and Media sectors. From renowned companies to aspiring athletes, coaches, and agents, our cutting-edge UK & International offerings cover a broad spectrum of needs.

Here’s a glimpse of what we offer:

  • Global Image Rights Planning & Sponsorship: Crafting strategic structures for sponsorship and image rights, optimizing profit extraction, and guiding endorsement strategies.
  • Legal Advisory Services: Led by top legal minds, we provide expert counsel in areas like employment law, tax litigation, and HMRC challenges.
  • Tax Advisory Solutions: From exit planning to resolving tax disputes, our tailored solutions ensure tax efficiency for your ventures.
  • Insurance (Kidnap & Ransom): Providing essential security against potential risks through specialized insurance coverage.
  • Chartered Accountancy Services: Comprehensive financial solutions customized to your unique requirements.
  • Business Transactional Services: Seamless end-to-end virtual deal solutions, including acquisitions, fundraising, and financing.
  • Protecting Your Investments: Prioritizing your peace of mind with pre-screening services for fraud detection and risk mitigation.

At RAPTOR, excellence and efficiency drive every aspect of our services, ensuring your success and peace of mind in the fast-paced world of Sports and Media.

RAPTOR offers end-to-end virtual deal solutions for businesses, Private Equity firms, and the Sports & Media sectors.

Key services include:

  1. Confidential Virtual Deal Rooms (VDRs): Ideal for M&A, private equity, and fundraising, offering secure document management.
  2. Financial Fraud Investigation: Providing full financial and forensic investigation services to safeguard transactions.
  3. Financial Crime and Risk Solutions: Offering compliance pre-screening and monitoring services for ongoing transaction integrity.
  4. Distressed Debt and Illiquid Assets: Facilitating introductions to specialist purchasers for distressed assets.
  5. Tax-Efficient Exit Planning: Optimizing tax efficiency for shareholders, including remuneration planning and mergers.
  6. Internal Portfolio Management: and
  7. Exit Leverage: Streamlining IPO processes and providing support from pre-diligence to post-public listing.
  8. Fundraising: Utilising VDRs to reach potential investors and monitor due diligence activities.
  9. Financing/Re-financing: Streamlining financial printing needs and collaborating on prospectuses for High Yield Bonds.

At RAPTOR, we prioritize efficiency and excellence to ensure the success of your transactions.

RAPTOR’s partner who is a qualified insolvency solicitor will assist by way of an introduction of sellers of distressed and illiquid assets to specialist purchasers through professional advisers who are keen to purchase financial assets where the timing and/or the amount of return is uncertain. RAPTOR can also assist via our partner to source non-bank secured lending for short or long-term purposes where the exit is clear.

RAPTOR can source the relevant expertise to establish and implement structures relating to the following:

  • Captive Insurance Solutions
  • Insurance-Linked Securities
  • The writing of Life Assurance Policies
  • The issue of Personal Portfolio Bonds

RAPTOR is able to assist in the structuring and acquisition of aircraft of all sizes and works with legal and tax advisers who are experienced in this field.

RAPTOR’s aviation partner is also able to source the appropriate aircraft for a particular client.

RAPTOR’s partners, in this sector, include Blue Chip real estate companies as well as established boutique companies. They are able to source an eclectic range of realty to meet a client or their fiduciary providers investment requirements.

RAPTOR’s partner specialises in International freight forwarding & logistic services by way of assisting quoted companies who are typically listed on recognised exchanges such as AIM, ASX, FTSE, JSE, NYSE and TSX etc. RAPTOR’s partner will assist their client-base to coordinate large-scale logistics projects primarily within the mining/oil and gas sectors internationally.

RAPTOR works with a senior Consultant who is an expert in investigations within the arena of Anti-Money Laundering, Bribery, Corruption, and Financial Crime they are a true thought leader when it comes to protecting the client’s investment from financial crime and reputational risk. This fundamental under-the-radar advisory service enables the client to identify who they are dealing with and what potential contentious issues may arise by way of a detailed background report on the potential buyer/investor, their family, and close associates. The report ultimately generated remains the property of the client and the information is not shared with any third party.

They have advised (HNW) individuals, large companies, enterprises, and many leading multi-national financial institutions which stems from expertise gained through service with the Royal Ulster Constabulary and Police Service of Northern Ireland. They have also acted as the lead investigator for numerous major multi-national money laundering operations and anti-terrorism investigations. RAPTOR’s Senior Consultant has an extensive global network of resources which cover every country, multi-lingual, and utilises the expertise of (amongst others):

  • UK ex-anti-terrorism and organised crime specialists
  • Ex-Special Forces personnel
  • USA ex Federal and State Law Enforcement officers
  • Ex-CIS Law enforcement and Special Forces personnel

RAPTOR’s partner is a provider of AML data and compliance technology solutions. They have a talented team of compliance and risk experts, engineers, data scientists, and linguists (8 languages including English, Arabic, Russian, French and Spanish). They assist compliance professionals by way of access to real-time, high-quality, and relevant AML risk data to make the right risk decisions quickly.

Our partner enjoys a collaborative relationship with our clients to help them get the most out of their data and technology.

  • This state-of-the-art Compliance Software platform is suitable for all sizes of regulated financial services companies.
  • The software is excellent for client verification and monitoring purposes as well as for ongoing transaction monitoring.

RAPTOR will assist clients and fiduciary service providers about:

  • Undertaking independent 3rd party periodic reviews of existing offshore structures to ensure that there has not been significant mandate drift since tax/legal advice was last obtained. Experience tells RAPTOR that advice obtained unless on an ongoing basis, will no longer be applicable due to the significant changes to tax legislation, globally, and in particular in the UK over the last 10 years…. it has become apparent that numerous fiduciary companies do not have the ability or the knowledge to prevent significant damage to their portfolio of clients.  As a consequence, they cause reputational damage to jurisdictions as a result of diminishing tax awareness and commercial realism.
  • Provide fiduciary service providers with compliance reviews and prepare client risk profile analyses on clients and their structures.

Stage 1: RAPTOR Engagement

  • Initiated engagement.
  • A monthly rolling fixed fee may apply, tailored to client specifications.

Stage 2: RAPTOR Partner/Advisory Service Provider

  • A fixed fee applies for all works undertaken by the appointed partner/advisory service provider.
  • Fees are settled on a monthly rolling basis directly with the partner/advisory service provider.

Note: All parties must sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement for sensitive works. RAPTOR ensures the sourcing of service providers to suit client needs.