VBK+CO grows its footprint by expanding its practice with New York and Amsterdam based Kirchner & Partners
Amsterdam March 1, 2017
VBK+CO, a provider of accounting, fund administration, compliance and corporate governance services to financial institutions, investment funds, family offices and corporate clients announced today that it has formed an alliance with Kirchner & Partners.
Kirchner & Partners supports multinational companies, primarily headquartered in the USA to set-up operations or to naturally transition their Dutch legal entities into their own global organization, whereby key functions like domiciliation (registered address) and management will be taken in-house. Kirchner & Partners assists multinational companies to increase the level of substance, control, integrity and governance of their Dutch entities.
Luc Vuurmans, Managing Director of VBK+CO said “We are very excited about our new opportunities with Kirchner & Partners, the move adds significant experience to the VBK+CO team in the board support, executive search and human resource services sector in The Netherlands.”
VBK+CO already provides a robust accounting, fund administration and compliance offering. Kirchner & Partners’ knowledge and expertise will increase VBK+CO’s footprint and solidify the firm as an important player in the financial services industry.
Through the cooperation, both companies are in a unique position to serve the corporate substance, accounting and compliance needs of multinational companies, institutional investors and family offices seeking customized solutions
“We believe that the alliance with VBK+CO brings together two partners that understand the constant changes in the industry and its complicated and evolving regulatory framework,” says Armin Kirchner, Founder and Managing Partner of Kirchner & Partners based in New York. “Both of us are completely aligned in our view that our clients are our greatest partners. We understand that each client requires tailored solutions instead of a one solution-fits-all approach.”
VBK+CO was established in 2012 and has offices in Amsterdam, Geneva, Sofia, Mumbai/Chennai and The British Virgin Islands.
The firm is rendering accounting, fund administration, compliance and corporate governance services to financial institutions, investment funds, family offices and corporate clients. Our partners leverage of extensive knowledge and international experience used to provide the best service levels to this wide variety of clients. We are dedicated to provide the full range of alternative investment services by applying our core competences.
VBK+CO is regulated by the Dutch Central Bank in The Netherlands and by the Financial Services Commission in The British Virgin Islands and has been awarded the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3402 Type II and Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 Certification on all its processes. ISAE 3402 and SSAE16 are global assurance standards for reporting on controls in a service organization.
For further information see www.vbkservices.com
About Kirchner & Partners
Kirchner & Partners has offices in New York and Amsterdam. The firm is offering corporate substance services in the Netherlands to multinational companies primarily headquartered in the USA.
The firm offers a unique combination of services with a solution for executive search, office space search and back-office services. The firm supports multi-national companies, primarily headquartered in the USA, transitioning their existing Dutch legal structure to more transparency by bringing key functions like management and registered address in-house. Multi-national companies also require their assistance in the set-up and start of operations. This solution is new and innovative to the traditional corporate trust industry, a solution that creates more substance and transparency. Given the ever changing and complex regulatory environment, this is in line what reputable multi-national companies will need going forward.
For further information see www.kirchnerpartners.com