Alexandria Bancorp Limited was established in 1990 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Alexandria Bancorp is licensed as a Class “B” Bank and Trust Company allowing us to provide banking and trustee services to international clients.
In Cayman, Alexandria holds a restricted Mutual Fund Administrator Licence and a Securities Investment Business Licence through Alexandria Global Investment Management Ltd. These licenses enable us to provide investment management services as well as securities trading and related services. Alexandria Bancorp Limited and Alexandria Global Investment Management Ltd. are both licensed and regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
In Barbados, Alexandria Trust Corporation is licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Barbados. Alexandria Trust provides specialized trustee and corporate administration services to private clients and companies. Barbados, with its extensive network of tax treaties and favourable legislation, provides an attractive jurisdiction for international planning. Some of the more commonly relied upon tax treaties include those with China, Latin America or Canada.
Alexandria Bancorp and Alexandria Trust are wholly-owned by Guardian Capital Group Limited, based in Toronto, Canada. Guardian is a well capitalized diversified financial services company established in 1962. Guardian has substantial depth and expertise in the investment management sector, particularly with institutional and high net worth clients. Guardian shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange.