About Ciantar Associates

Ciantar Associates are an accountancy and audit firm. We have been in service since 1985 specialising in services to foreign investors. The firm was started by Vincent Mercieca a qualified accountant and auditor and one of the very first professionals to be licensed as a Trustee in Malta.

In 2007 Simon Ciantar joined the firm as Partner. Mr. Ciantar is qualified accountant and auditor and is recognized by the MFSA as a licensed trustee. Mr. Ciantar has more than 15 years’ experience in accounting, auditing, tax compliance and management consultancy, with a number of audit firms as well as in the industry, where in he has worked with a variety of companies in the beverages, health, and food sectors.

Ciantar associates also operate a related Licensed Trustee company namely “CRV International LTD” registered in Malta and licensed to carry out Trustee and fiduciary services in Malta.

We are members in a number of organizations including;

• Malta Institute of Accountants

• Institute of Financial Service Practitioners


• Malta- Italian Chamber of Commerce

• AGN International


We currently have a wide portfolio of international clients, in diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals, commodities, manufacturing, IT, research and development and hospitality, consultancy, e gaming, and marketing sectors amongst others.

Our range of services comprise:

• Accounting

• Auditing

• Management consultancy

• Taxation services

• Fiduciary/ Nominee services

• Company incorporation/ liquidations

• Trustee Services

• Human resources services

• Company secreterial services

• Use of registered address

• Applications for on line gaming licenses

• Applications for investment services licenses

• Application for Hedge funds

• Back office work

• Legal services (through our associate law firm)

• International tax consultancy (by means of our membership in two networks, namely , AGN International and ANTEA)

We would be delighted to offer you our help should you need to explore the possibility of using Malta in your , or your client’s international tax structure, or as a place for direct investment.

At our firm we guarantee that you will always be dealing with a partner and therefore you are ensured a high level of service at all times.

Contact Information:

Ciantar Associates

Registered Address

152/9 Naxxar Road

San Gwann SGN 9030


Postal Address

N0 8

Triq il- Lumija

San Gwann SGN 2621