• Banks for sale

    guides to establish new bank or to purchase existing bankHealy Consultants assists our global Clients’ purchase existing banks in every country or set up a new banking entity in top banking jurisdictions regulated by Basel II and III. Most of our Clients choose to purchase existing banks for sale.

    Banks for sale

    Healy Consultants Advisory Team assists our Client purchase banks in every country in the world including i) negotiating price ii) completing due diligence iii) project managing the acquisition iv) supervising lawyers and other third parties and v) liaising with the Government re licenses and vi) securing SWIFT access. Below is a sample list of banks and financial service companies sourced by Healy Consultants for past clients over the years. Note that this is not an updated list of banks that are currently available for sale.

     CountryBank licenseRegulatorPrice (US$)Advantage
    1.North AmericaCommercial bankingBanking and Financial Institutions11mEntry to US market, 3 additional branches
    2.Central AmericaCommercial bankingCentral Bank10mActive international bank with over 10,000 Client accounts
    3.CaribbeanCommercial bankingOCFI3mOperational bank with employees. Financial reports available. US correspondent accounts available
    4.CaribbeanCommercial bankingOCFI19mUS correspondent account available
    5.CaribbeanCommercial bankingFSU1.1mLow cost international bank established since 2015. US$1million paid up share capital.
    6.CaribbeanCommercial bankingFSU8mEstablished since 2011. 1 branch office available
    7.CaribbeanInternational banking licenseCentral Bank4.5mSecure online and mobile banking;
    Prepaid debit card issuer, contracts with payment institutions;
    Full SWIFT membership, RMA relationships in place and EU/USD correspondent accounts;
    EU brokerage account and online trading platform;
    FACTA compliant and FSRA approved.
    8.Central EuropeOnline Commercial bankFinancial Market Supervisory Authority10m30% ownership available.
    Potential growth opportunities in EU and online banking.
    9.Central EuropePrivate bankFinancial Market Supervisory Authority30mOpportunity for full asset management and investment banking
    10.EuropeCommercial bankFCMC14mEstablished since 2010. 2 branch offices available. Assets of almost €200m. Large retail customer base.

    Setup a bank

    Instead of buying current banks for sale, some Clients choose to setup a new bank. Healy Consultants Advisory Team assists our Client set up a new bank in every country in the world including i) company registration ii) correspondent bank account opening iii) project managing lawyers, accountants and other third parties and iv) liaising with the Government re licenses and v) securing SWIFT access. Examples of banks for sale:

    Our recommended jurisdictions

    View options to setup a new bank in some of our recommended jurisdictions:
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    Basic requirements to secure a license:

    • Track record – at least 5 years prior experience in banking and finance;
    • Proof of funds – shareholders should demonstrate sufficient funds to operate the bank;
    • Share capital available – shareholder to provide evidence of liquidity to satisfy share capital requirements;
    • References from banks, lawyers and accountants;
    • Detailed business plan including i) type of business the bank will be doing, ii) objectives and financial projections for the next 5 years, iii) complete market analysis, iv) anti money laundering (AML) policies, etc.

    It is important our Clients’ are aware of their personal and corporate tax obligations in their country of residence and domicile; and they will fulfill those obligations annually. Let us know if you need Healy Consultants’ help to clarify your annual reporting obligations.

    • Deposit Taking License

      Deposit taking institutions are licensed companies which can take deposits from customers under certain restrictions. A deposit taking company is generally granted a restricted banking license and is regulated by the banking authority where it offers its services.

      DTCs can are different from fully licensed banks as, general features of DTCs are:

      1. Cap of deposit amount allowed to take from public (e.g.: Hong Kong = $100,000);
      2. Minimum maturity term of deposits (e.g.: Hong Kong = 3 months);
      3. May be only allowed to offer services to a closed circle of clients.

      DTCs may include specialized banks, finance and microfinance companies and/or trust and loan companies.

      Refer to the below links to read how these institutions are regulated in sample countries:

      • Hong Kong – Deposit Taking Companies (DTC);
      • Australia – Authorized Deposit Taking Institutions (ADI);
      • Kenya – Microfinance institutions (DTI).

      Healy Consultants will assist our Clients secure a DT License in the jurisdiction of preference globally. Email us for more information on licensing procedures, timeline and engagement costs to secure the license.

      Other support services Healy Consultants offers include i) international correspondent bank accounts ii) payment debit and credit cards iii) merchant accounts payment gateways and acquiring bank introductions.

  • International brokerage companies for sale

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  • Licensed readymade financial companies for sale

    Since 2003, Healy Consultants PLC assists multi-national Clients buy and sell international licensed financial services companies including i) remittance and forex trading entities and ii) securities brokerage companies and iii) investment advisory Firms and iv) cryptocurrency and digital assets services;

    Continent?Country?Business activity?Active company?Financial license?Licensed by?Purchase price?Corporate bank account available?
    AsiaMalaysiaForeign exchangeActiveFXBank NegaraRequest a proposalYes
    IndiaNon-Banking Financial CompanyDormantYes, NBFCListed€80,000Yes
    Hong KongAsset managementActiveYes, 1+4+9SFCUS$4.2mYes
    Hong KongInvestment servicesActiveYes, 1+4SFCUS$2.3mYes
    Hong KongAsset managementActiveYes, 4+9Bank NegaraUS$1.5mYes
    AmericaCanadaMoney exchangeActiveYes, MSBFINTRACUS$92,000Yes, 2 located in Europe
    EuropeMaltaFund managementActiveAIFMMFSA€1.5mYes
    GeorgiaRemittance companyDormantFIZ KutaisiKutaisi FZRequest a proposalNo
    UKElectronic Money InstitutionActiveEMIFSCUS$59,950Yes
    EstoniaCrypto trade/exchangeDormantDigital assetsFI€39,950Yes
    SpainElectronic Money InstitutionActiveEMICNMV€100,000Yes
    LithuaniaElectronic Money InstitutionActiveEMIVPK€100,000Yes
    UkraineFinancial servicesDormantYesNBU€29,950Yes
    UkraineFinancial servicesDormantYesNBU€95,000Yes
    TurkeyInvestment servicesDormantYesTCMBRequest a proposalNo
    CyprusInvestment servicesActiveYesCysecRequest a proposalYes
    Middle EastKuwaitInvestment servicesActiveYesCBKRequest a proposalYes

  • Buy a financial license

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  • Financial turnkey solutions

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  • Fees

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  • How to proceed

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  • Conclusion

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Contact us

For additional information on our buying/selling licensed ready-made financial companies, banks, brokerage companies services, please contact our in-house country expert, Mr. Kunal Fabiani, directly:
client relationship officer - Kunal