What and why you use Nominee Shareholder/Director services?

A nominee shareholder is a non-beneficiary role whereby a person or corporate body is appointed to act on behalf of the true shareholder in a name-only capacity. In most cases, a nominee will be used when a limited company shareholder wishes to remain anonymous and keep their details off the public register.

A nominee director is a person or corporate body appointed to act in a non-executive capacity on behalf of another person or corporate body.

The primary purpose is to protect the identity of the true company director; therefore, the role of a nominee is in ‘name only’ and their details will appear on public record in place of the real officer’s details. Nominees are given no executive ‘hands-on’ duties but they are often required to sign certain internal documents on behalf of the true director or secretary. 


Relative FAQs

  1. Any risk to me if I use Nominee shareholder/director services?
  2. What is a nominee director?
  3. What is a nominee shareholder?