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~Aristotle

Best Offshore Banks

Discover an offshore bank account that will fit your needs by browsing through options from first rate offshore banks.
  • space space Lloyds Bank

    Lloyds Bank

    Notice or term Tier AER Gross Int paid Min - max investment Access
    None £5K-£2m 1.31%* 1.30%* Mly £5K-£2m Phone Internet

    Lloyds TSB International is a highly recognized worldwide as one of the best offshore banks with staff situated all around the world to better cater to an international clientele. Winning several awards for their products and services, it demonstrates Lloyds TSB International’s customer focus and commitment to providing helpful and dependable offshore banking advice.

  • space space Barclays

    Barclays

    Notice or term Tier AER Gross Int paid Min - max investment Access
    12 month fixed term £10K- £20m 2.75% 2.75% on maturity £10,000 or currency equivalent – £20,000,000 or currency equivalent Phone Internet Mail

    Barclays is a prominent international financial institution with a strong global presence and is the largest wealth manager in the UK. Offering a wide range of quality options and dependable advice to expats interested in using offshore banks, Barclays is highly acclaimed and has several accolades for their high-class performance in the industry.

  • space space BNP Paribas Personal Investors

    BNP Paribas Personal Investors

    Notice or term Tier AER Gross Int paid Min - max investment Access
    None £19K+ Variable - on request Variable - on request Mly £19,000+ Phone Internet Mail

    BNP Paribas Personal Investors is one of the leading offshore banks and are all about adapting their services to cater to the needs of their global clientele. Their International Multicurrency Account can be based in either Singapore or Luxembourg, and includes a number of advantageous features, such as choice of currency, smaller foreign exchange fees and a 24/7 internet and phone assistance platform.

  • Notice or term Tier AER Gross Int paid Min - max investment Access
    None £5K+ 0.30% 0.30% Mly £5,000 - £500,00 Phone Internet Mail

    Offshore banks such as HSBC, offer first-rate international wealth management services for expatriates. HSBC understand the intricacies of the expat life with many of their specialists being expats themselves. They have a considerable global reach and access to resources that enable seamless transitions during relocations and top of the line investment advice.

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  • Job vacancies for bankers at London’s financial districts posted an 8% monthly decline in July. There were 2,000 job openings last month, down from 2,190 in June. While banks are cutting on... Read more
  • Barclays recorded a 66% drop in the number of U.S. shares traded in it dark pool after the bank was sued by New York prosecutors. The number of U.S. shares traded in the last week of June was about... Read more
  • The Swiss banking regulator has banned BNP Paribas from conducting business with persons and companies subject to U.S. and EU sanctions for two years. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority... Read more