A trust linked to a discretionary managed portfolio offering, with competitive fixed fees. The trust is domiciled and managed in Jersey, providing a trustee service of the highest standard. The trust is a reserved powers trust and the trustee has a restricted oversight obligation regarding investment portfolio performance. It also provides for the appointment of a Protector nominated by the Settlor.

The Protector will hold some powers and his/her consent will be required for certain actions of the trustees, including the power to consider and request a change in the investment mandate of the trust.



  • A streamlined Jersey trust offering, with protector
  • Trust linked to a discretionary managed portfolio via the Stonehage Fleming investment platform
  • A strategy designed around the wishes of the settlor and the nominated beneficiaries
  • Excellent communication and service levels
  • Competitive costs
  • Important regulatory statements relating to the Emerald Trust and the linked discretionary managed portfolio are contained at the back of the guides attached below as well as at the foot of this page



  • The corporate trustee restricts its responsibility and liability in respect of the portfolio and its performance: for further information, see the trust deed and investment management agreement
  • Any transfer of the portfolio or structure to a third party or third parties may take time and the associated costs and any market volatility of asset prices during transfer may contribute to a fall in portfolio value for which Stonehage Fleming cannot be held responsible
  • Performance is restricted to Stonehage Fleming asset management services and other risks apply. See under ‘Principal Risks’ in the Trust Offering Investments factsheet
  • Any person seeking to invest in equities must be prepared to leave the portfolio alone without withdrawals for at least five years. Failure to do so may adversely affect performance



Our investment service pays close attention to the specific requirements of each client:

  • A strategy designed around the wishes of the settlor and the nominated beneficiaries
  • A relevant benchmark is agreed to ensure that performance can be measured appropriately
  • Meetings are offered at least once a year to ensure appropriate levels of communication



The following fees apply for the Jersey-based services provided by Stonehage Fleming: Corporate trustee, Asset custodian, Investment manager, as outlined on the guides relating to the Emerald offering below.


Contact Us


Paul Roper

Partner - Family Office

e. Paul Roper

Rudi Bodenstein

Director - Family Office

e. Rudi Bodenstein



Our approach is rooted in a deep and practical understanding of the family, its wealth and wider circumstances. We help families develop and implement their plans to pass on an enduring legacy.