Vistra, a provider of corporate, trust and fund administration services, has acquired Bristol-based Jordans Group from its current shareholder The West of England Trust.

Vistra group managing director of company formation Jonathon Clifton said that the acquisition has doubled the size of its UK team.

“We welcome the Jordans family to our global team and greatly look forward to working with their experienced and unique team of lawyers, accountants, trust managers, data specialists, and company formation agents,” Clifton said. 

Jordans Group offers company formation services, along with corporate and commercial legal expertise and compliance services. It includes four companies namely Jordans, Jordans (Scotland), Jordans Corporate Law, and Jordans Trust Company.

Majority of the firm’s 160 staff are housed in Bristol. The firm also comprises offices in Edinburgh, London, British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, Seychelles, and Hong Kong.

The West of England Trust chairman Richard Templeton added: For Jordans to become part of Vistra, with its wide global footprint, is an exciting development.  

“It will provide numerous opportunities for expansion, whilst continuing to focus on Jordans’ strengths: delivering outstanding client service and working together with clients to ensure they receive the expertise and support they require.”