Vi TRUSTS AG (‘Virtue”) is a Swiss Trust Company (STC) providing for corporate Investment, Asset Protection, Banking & Financial Advisory, Trust services and various other non-bank financial services. Virtue ("Nurture The Future"™) is the Assets & Investment Management Group. Vi Trusts AG is primarily in the business of deploying capital for Sustainability Economic Development and humanitarian efforts through its family of funds exclusively for its private client base.
The term Virtue is generally used as in promoting and giving effect to shared values, principles and objectives, encapsulated in the country’s national development agenda that has been aligned with the 17 SDGs of the UN 2030 Agenda. The overarching objective of the Virtue will be to employ and manage financial capital invested in a manner that would promote sustainability economic development, wellbeing of Mother Earth and her people.
Vi Trusts AG has the legal ability to transact in almost any arena of finance services. The expert team provides a full complement of domestic and international business strategic services. It is the trusted advisor and asset manager in the disciplines of public & private investment, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and real estate to our broad base of clients including financial institutions, corporations, private equity funds, hedge funds, government entities and authorities, and asset management firms with even the most complex strategic decisions and transactions across multiple industry sectors and global locations.
Our expert team is composed entirely of senior level investment professionals from such varied backgrounds as SDG compliance, law, finance, investment, development, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, energy, media, marketing, international and institutional banking, merchant banking and asset management. Not within recent memory has so many companies in a broad swath of industries faced the challenge of achieving their performance goals.
To produce superior risk-calibrated investment returns from opportunities in established market sectors as well as emerging economies that deliver a sustainable asset portfolio for our clients in the long term.
Reduce the impact of human consumption and production generation of waste and the destruction of the natural environment. Aligning our family of funds to develop a digital economy fabric that has the ability to support the 17 SDGs outlined by the United Nations 2030 Agenda.
At Vi Trusts AG, we believe that our greatest asset is our people. We listen to their ideas, we analyze, we categorize, then we capitalize.
We value the important of a sustainable environment. We are here to make our world a better place to live for all mankind.
Our forward-thinking journeys beyond ordinary vision and look for investments that bring disruption to the market. Invest not just to create wealth, but also has the potential to change human behavior for the better.
Our expert team is composed entirely of senior level investment professionals from such varied backgrounds as law, finance, real estate, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, energy, media, marketing, international and institutional banking, merchant banking and asset management. Virtue and a large number of its professional seasoned executive team of experts in various fields know globally, Silicon Valley and Asia well on a personal and professional level, to produce superior risk-calibrated SDG investment returns from opportunities in established market sectors as well as emerging economies that deliver a sustainable asset portfolio for our clients in the long term.
Donut economics - Virtue believes that life’s key essentials - food, water, equity, clothing, shelter and access to healthcare - should be available to everyone utilizing the resources available on the planet. To achieve this, Virtue strategy is for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be an essential and critical step in all its actions.
ESG compliance - Virtue will create an understanding of ESG expectations of key stakeholders and build awareness of leading ESG practices, amongst senior management and strategic partners. This includes taking time to access the right data, the right capabilities, and the right processes to monitor and manage ESG appropriately. Virtue executives will be working proactively with the regulators and authorities to seek out facts, develop standards and identify solutions. Virtue executives will be ensuring that ESG risks are a lens through which all decisions are made, especially in relation to credit and valuation risks in their portfolios, reflecting the strategic nature of these risks.
Humanist focus - The role played by the strategic humanistic planning in promoting divergence across the US deserves particular attention. Humanistic excellence includes the tools for financial, human resource, and risk management, as well as for investment management and acquisitions. A principal theme in Virtue’s humanistic management strategy is the diversity of organizational forms and practices across the organization’s settings.
SDG values - Global challenges – ranging from climate, water and food crises, to poverty, conflict and inequality – are in need of solutions that Virtue aims to deliver. Virtue will focus strongly on the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) via a long-term transformation utilizing a long-term planning process. Virtue’s SDG framework calls for a 15-year strategy to provide national roadmaps to coordinate stakeholders and activities for collective action.
Sustainability - Virtue will contribute towards moving the broader field of corporate sustainability by developing a more dynamic, complex, and multi-level understanding of the adoption of these practices over time. Virtue believes that the adoption of strategic sustainability practices is significantly and positively associated with both return on capital and valuation.
Water, health, education and social equity - Virtue understands that the world is facing a crisis: access to healthcare, affordable education and water infrastructure systems globally are failing, with serious consequences to public health and social equity. Rapid urbanization threatens the resiliency and quality of infrastructure. Pollution and environmental degradation threaten the population’s standard of living. Climate change has accelerated the threat of natural disasters and exacerbates existing threats from cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis, and monsoons. Virtue strategy is to provide economic opportunity to all sections of society on an equitable basis for a sustainable long-term solution to these problems.
Development bank - Virtue aims to help build one of the most important development institutions in the world, addressing regional development problems using financing in the form of grants, loans, and advisory services. Virtue will help fulfill its mandate of mobilizing resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects, complementing the efforts of multilateral and global financial institutions.
Vi Trusts AG - A Swiss Trust Company (STC) providing for corporate Investment, Asset Protection, Banking SWIFT, Trust services and various other banking services. Managed by Mr. Francois Trans
An STC is authorized to conduct a multitude of wide-ranging business activities. It has the power to borrow and loan money and to open accounts in any domestic or foreign bank, including banks in the United States. These can include trust, commercial, escrow and merchant accounts as well as third-party sub-accounts. An STC can in fact provide a wide range of worldwide fiduciary services. As the investors assets are currently in Switzerland, it will be very important to keep the same banking jurisdiction when structuring this business model for deployment of Instruments for projects.
- An STC is not limited to monetary transactions alone. It can purchase, sell, exchange, or hold mortgages in real property worldwide as well as invest in precious metals and natural resources. It may acquire and sell private and commercial properties worldwide.
- Although an STC is not allowed to call itself a bank, it has the power to act as a holding company for banks and other financial institutions and may in fact hold and own banks and other financial institutions. An STC has the power to create correspondent banking relationships.
- An STC can participate in life insurance annuity funds, insurance settlements, and provide insurance, including general insurance, marine, performance bond, surety bond, completion bond and investment insurance. Additionally, it can deal in insurance brokerage, reinsurance and premium financing.
- An STC can deal in equities, foreign exchange and foreign currencies, act as a general leasing business, and engage in money fund, mutual fund and real estate investment trust funds and other investment activities. It can also engage in formation of general limited partnerships and create or participate in joint ventures.
- An STC has the power to serve as an investment adviser. It can also sell annuities and, as the very name implies, has the Power of Trustee. It can invest funds on behalf of third-party customers.
- An STC can act in the capacity of a consultant, trustee, investment adviser, pension adviser, as well as act as natural persons, as attorney-in-fact, along with having the power to make and sign contracts.
Providing direct financial support to Conservation International (www.conservation.org ) conservation initiatives for S.E. Asia and other parts of the world. Vi will be working directly with many non profit organization for a better world. NOTE: Please see additional information in the STC Incorporation agreement.
As an example, MODDHA International Foundation (www.moddha.org) brings restoration, knowledge and celebration; providing sustainable villages equipped with clean water, organic food, communications, education and holistic wellness through innovative technology and world partnerships, caring for all basic human needs. MODDHA is connecting cultures to ignite harmony amongst the children of our planet by sharing; art, music, dance, and knowledge, stimulating creativity, planet stewardship, and compassion, instilling values embracing all people as one family.