view over Auckland harbour

Anchor Trustees has
since 1996, provided
specialist New Zealand
based trustee, trust
and corporate
structuring and
services for
non-resident families
and corporates.

As a privately owned
company, we are
responsive, fast to
initiate action plans
and fluid in our


All our senior staff are members of The Society of Trust and
Estate Practitioners (STEP) which is the leading worldwide
professional body for practitioners in the fields of trusts, estates
and related issues.

With nearly 17,000 members in 80 countries (as at June 2011)
STEP members are subject to a strict code of professional
conduct. Clients can identify if their advisor is a STEP member
by the use of the designation TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner)
after their name.

Anchor Trustees were pivotal in the introduction of STEP into
New Zealand.

In addition, Michael Reynolds is a contributor to the Trusts in
Prime Jurisdictions publication. This book which is approved by
STEP gives insights into the idiosyncrasies of each country
explaining their laws and protocols in relation to trust
management. Now in its second edition, it is used globally as a

Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions, Second Edition
2006 Globe Business Publishing Ltd