In his new role, Stephen will lead the real assets teams in Luxembourg, with overall responsibility for the relationship management activities of those teams.
Stephen will also play an active role in helping to drive the continued growth of our Luxembourg office which has grown from 49 to over 150 employees in the last 12 months. He will work closely alongside our business development team to build and enhance relationships with local intermediaries, in addition to supporting initiatives that will promote the Group in both Luxembourg and throughout Europe.
Prior to joining the Group, Stephen relocated in April 2016 to lead the real estate and corporate services teams in Luxembourg for Elian. Originally from Jersey, he has over 17 years’ experience in financial services, spanning the private client, alternative investment and corporate services sectors. Having worked in London, Jersey and the BVI during his career, Stephen brings extensive multi-jurisdictional experience to the Group.
Aztec Group is one of the world’s largest independent providers of fund, corporate and depository services with over 650 employees operating across six jurisdictions. The business has been operational in Luxembourg since 2007.
Commenting on Stephen’s appointment, James Vella-Bamber, Director at the Aztec Group in Luxembourg said:
“The growth our Luxembourg office has experienced in the last decade has been phenomenal and speaks volumes about our reputation for service excellence. Stephen’s experience in the alternatives sector coupled with his knowledge of the local market makes him a great addition to the team, as we look to consolidate our position as one of the leading providers of fund and corporate services in Luxembourg.”
Stephen Osmont, Associate Director at the Aztec Group further commented:
“It’s fantastic to be joining such a vibrant and dynamic business. What’s really impressive about the Aztec Group is the fact that they’ve grown at an exceptional pace while maintaining a 100% client retention rate and continuing to win major industry awards for their services. It demonstrates that opportunities to grow the business are always balanced against the need to provide continuity and consistency of service for its existing client base. It has been great to hit the ground running and continue to grow the business with the team here in Luxembourg.”
Stephen is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and also holds an Honours Degree in Applied and Environmental Geology from the University of Birmingham, UK.
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Aztec Group Guernsey
Aztec Financial Services (Guernsey) Limited
PO Box 656, East Wing, Trafalgar Court
Les Banques, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 3PP
Telephone: +44 1481 749700
Facsimile: +44 1481 749749
Aztec Group Jersey
Aztec Financial Services (Jersey) Limited
Aztec Group House, PO Box 730
11-15 Seaton Place, St Helier, Jersey, JE4 0QH
Telephone: +44 1534 833000
Facsimile: +44 1534 833033
Aztec Group UK - London
Aztec Financial Services (UK) Limited
2 Throgmorton Avenue
Telephone: +44 20 3818 0250
Aztec Group Luxembourg
Aztec Financial Services (Luxembourg) S.A.
8, rue Lou Hemmer, L-1748, Luxembourg – Findel
Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Telephone:+352 246 160 6000
Facsimile: +352 246 160 6016
Aztec Group The Netherlands
Aztec Financial Services (Netherlands) BV
Spaces Zuidas, Barbara Strozzilaan 201
1083 HN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Telephone: +31 20 794 4820
Facsimile: +31 20 794 4821
Aztec Group UK - Southampton
Aztec Financial Services (UK) Limited
Forum 3, Solent Business Park
Parkway South, Whiteley, Fareham, PO15 7FH
Telephone: +44 238 202 2300
Facsimile: +44 238 202 2309