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Our History

IQE can trace its roots back over a century to a long established firm of Isle of Man advocates. The founders established IQE Limited in the Isle of Man in 2000, where assets under management now encompass five continents and the success of the business is reflected in its internationally diverse and entrepreneurial client base.

IQE's growth has been organic and supported by repeat business from existing clients who have shown great loyalty to IQE.  In 2005 made a successful acquisition which provided a platform for future growth.

With IQE's continued commitment to developing our international presence, Mauritius was identified as the jurisdiction of choice for future expansion of the IQE brand and IQE (Mauritius) Limited was formed in 2012.

IQE in the Isle of Man moved to Merchants House on North Quay in 2015 with magnificent views of the Douglas marina for leisure craft and the hills behind.

We have the expertise to assist with multi-jurisdictional fiduciary services for international structures

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