We work with an open architecture, offering our clients a full range of investment opportunities available in the market that will enable them to achieve their financial objectives.





We work to create solid relationships with our clients by providing them the highest level of service and financial advice. Our range of private banking services includes:













We offer a personalized service to our clients to achieve their goals. We guide them through the entire investment strategy process enable them to maintain control of their investments at all times.

How We make a difference


Our independence lets us adapt to our clients’ needs with fewer constraints than the cumbersome infrastructures…

Show more…characterizing large banking groups. We provide private banking and wealth management services without restricting clients to predefined products. Local regulatory authorities monitor all our activities, ensuring your assets are managed to the highest standards.

Outstanding personalization

As a client, you will have a dedicated Private Banker who will be responsible for all your banking requirements…

Show more…He or she will be supported by an experienced team, with whom you will have direct lines of communication.

Relationships are at the heart of our service

Our aim is to offer you the best in wealth management. This is possible because we recognize that relationships…

Show more…built on understanding, teamwork, trust, communication, support, and a shared vision are at the heart of our service. In today’s market, these core values are increasingly scarce. We promise the highest quality service, the best advice, and access to the most effective financial solutions.

Knowledge of your country’s economy and legal environment

Wealth has no borders for most of our clients; their fortunes span several countries and continents…

Show more…Mastering the complexity of individual situations requires a highly specialized skill set and local expertise. Our team understands your culture, economic, and legal environments and can suggest alternatives, providing you with quality services.

Experience and knowledge

We are private bankers in the original sense of the term: stable, financially sound, and resolutely independent…

Show more…Wherever you are, we offer you tailor-made service combined with long-term performance. Together, we meet the challenges of the present and secure your wealth to ensure the prosperity of the next generation.

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Lyford International Bank Limited, was established in Nassau, The Bahamas in 1996.

Our centuries-old financial management success draws on heritage derived from Swiss banking families. Lyford emerged from their desire for a private bank; many successful wealthy people still require very personal banking service, which is rare in today’s marketplace.

Lyford continues the tradition of personalized private banking, retaining our ancestors’ principles: excellence, privacy, and courtesy. Innovative problem-solving comes from experience, research, and analysis, to deliver best-in-class wealth management solutions. We deliver solutions to help you manage, grow, and protect your wealth, now and for future generations.

the TEAM

Lyford International Bank Limited´s primary strength is the excellence and commitment of our professionals, which include multilingual private bankers, lawyers, traders, and senior professionals with different experiences, who work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment; responding to our global business needs by interacting with clients and colleagues in various settings around the world.

Our culture is inclusive and collegial – we foster a sense of teamwork and respect. Clients benefit from the systems of an independent institution, while enjoying the personalized attention that only a “boutique” organization can provide.

Guiding principles

Values that guide our everyday worklife:


VWe are happy to work with our clients’ wealth management advisers, to ensure a holistic approach to their financial affairs. We provide a discreet, high-quality service that combines face-to-face and virtual meetings. Our business relies on forming and nurturing relationships with our clients, including mutual respect, understanding, and accessibility. Responding promptly to our clients’ requirements is essential. Our business is based on a traditional and conservative banking model. In particular, we do not set sales targets for our bankers, so we can ensure that the interests of our clients are never compromised.


VClients trust that our perspectives are rooted in experience. Our talented team objectively researches and tailors solutions to serve our clients’ needs. Our advice and solutions are considered, strategic, and long-term.


VWe treat our clients’ challenges as our own. Integrity and empathy are important for long-term relationships and progressive business. We make extraordinary personal commitments to our clients’ challenges.


Ease of creating new products

The comprehensive financial products offered by the institutions and advisors located here, coupled with their ability to provide…

Show more …the necessary service expertise. The sector’s innovation and flexibility is demonstrated by the ease of creating new products that can be customized for specific markets and clients.

Same time zone as NYC and Miami

The location in the same time zone as New York and Miami, which is an ideal location for investment and business operations…

Show more…looking for a hub to invest and operate in, and from, the Americas. The Bahamas also provides international clients a jurisdiction to mitigate global political risk in their wealth planning as evidenced by agreements reached with the United States of America on FATCA and other global regulatory issues.

Tax neutral

The tax neutral platform – with no income tax, corporate tax, capital gains tax, or wealth tax… 

Show more …and no restrictions on the repatriation of funds.

an investor friendly environment

The country’s legislation and regulatory structure, highly skilled workforce, and its stable government have attracted…

Show more…some of the most prestigious financial institutions from around the globe. The government is committed to providing an investor friendly environment, encouraging foreign investment and ensuring that The Bahamas maintains a reputation for being a well regulated jurisdiction for the conduct of international finance.

High standards of conduct

The banking community of The Bahamas is supervised by the Central Bank of The Bahamas. It maintains a regulatory environment…

Show more…conducive to investment opportunities while ensuring high standards of conduct, as developed by the Basil Committee on Banking Supervision.

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Private Banking – Lyford International Bank Ltd
Lyford Manor, Western Road,
P. O. Box CB 13012,
Nassau, Bahamas
Phone: +1 (242) 362 7000