Arton Capital is opens its first office in Singapore to deal with what it has dubbed the “explosive demand” for second residency and citizenship opportunities from the Asia Pacific region.
The residency and citizenship solutions specialist will be located in Marina Bay, Singapore’s recently-opened business and financial district. The firm’s new office is in Asia Square’s Tower 1, where it will be situated alongside companies such as Julius Baer, Bank Sarasin, Lloyd’s of London, Citi Singapore headquarters, Royal Bank of Canada, and others.
John Hanafin, chief executive of Arton Capital, said that the company was “thrilled” to be on “the ground” in the region. “What Dubai is for the MENA region, Singapore is for Asia,” he said
The new operations in Singapore will be headed by Philippe May, banking and insurance sector veteran, who recently joined Arton. May is a Swiss-certified financial planner and banking specialist who has previously worked at Credit Suisse, EFG Private Bank and VP Bank among others.
Aston Capital, now operating from 15 offices, across four continents, is a member of The Arton Group, which comprises of international banking, financial advisory and investment consulting companies.