DF Marine becomes part of Vistra Group

DF Marine acquired by Vistra Group

Vistra Group, a corporate service provider of international trust, fiduciary and fund administration services, have acquired Malta-based DF Marine Consultancy Limited.

The DF Marine team specialise in providing professional services associates with the operation and ownership of yachts and is led by Anthony Galea.

DF Marine are joining Vistra Group as a new entity entitled Vistra Marine & Aviation Ltd. They will also receive Vistra Malta’s existing marine and aviation portfolio.

“Anthony Galea and the DF Marine team have been known to us for several years” said Marco Bugelli, Managing Director of Vistra Malta. “Anthony is a leading Maltese lawyer, who is well connected and well respected both locally and overseas, especially in the international yachting and aviation circles. He and his team have built a successful business which will complement our existing offering in this market and enable us to grow.”

Kevin Deguara, Managing Partner of DF Group said “The sale of DF Marine represents a significant step in DF Group’s goal to focus on and optimise its core business activities. The transaction is key for our Group to release and redeploy resources to support growth opportunities in the legal field and corporate services with particular emphasis on the financial services and aviation sectors.”

“By joining Vistra Group we are embarking on a new and exciting chapter for our business and I am confident of the benefits it will bring to our clients” Anthony Galea, CEO & Director of DF Marine, added “The Vistra Group provides the opportunity for DF Marine to enhance its services and the right platform to increase its reach and grow to provide a truly international quality service.”