RIF Trust expands to Morocco


RIF Trust partners with SLS Groupe to boost its presence in North Africa

  • RIF Trust announces its third expansion in the Q4 of 2020 following its recent expansion in the UAE and China
  • RIF Trust has partnered with SLS Groupe to support Moroccan citizenship and residency by investment investors
  • Morocco possesses one of the key trade routes to Europe and largest markets on the African continent
  • Morocco boasts 4,800 millionaires with 50% residing in Casablanca  
Mimoun A. Assraoui, RIF Trust’s CEO and Vice Chairman of the Latitude Group, His Excellency Mr Ian M. Queeley, Ambassador of the Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco, and Hassan Naciri the Regional Manager of French Speaking Countries

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: RIF Trust, part of the Latitude Group, an international leading residency and citizenship by investment advisory, expanded to Morocco through their partnership with SLS Groupe. This move is in line with RIF Trust’s strategic global expansion plans and lays the foundation for future development in North Africa.  

On Monday, December 7th 2020, in the presence of His Excellency Mr Ian M. Queeley, Ambassador of the Embassies of Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Morocco, RIF Trust’s CEO and Vice Chairman of the Latitude Group Mimoun A. Assraoui signed an agreement with SLS Groupe, represented by Hassan Naciri the Regional Manager of French Speaking Countries.

Mr. Naciri will lead a team of local consultants at SLS Groupe supported by RIF Trust’s international expertise to advise high-net-worth individuals and their families seeking second passport or EU residency solutions throughout Morocco and the wider North African market.

The new office is based in Casablanca, the economic capital of the Kingdom of Morocco, to provide premium assistance for clients that are seeking visa-free travel to over 140 countries, including the UK and EU Schengen Area, through second citizenship or residency by investment.

Following the signature ceremony, Assraoui and Naciri hosted a small seminar for a private group of 20 Moroccans at the Hotel Casablanca explaining the benefits, process, and legality of obtaining Caribbean citizenship and EU residency through investment.

Mimoun Assraoui, RIF Trust’s CEO and Vice Chairman of Latitude Group said, “as a proud Moroccan citizen, I am pleased to announce RIF Trust’s expansion in Morocco. This agreement with the SLS Groupe is crucial to serve the increasing demand for EU residency and second citizenship in Morocco and North Africa. Morocco has a population of 36 million citizens and boasts 4,800 millionaires – half of which resides in Casablanca. It is also one of the key trade routes from Europe to Africa. Our new office will help Moroccan high-net-worth-individuals and their families become global citizens and expand their business and lifestyle far beyond their borders.

SLS Groupe is an international company with more than 30 years of legal expertise in citizenship by investment, emigration consultancy, and is a registered consultant in several countries worldwide, including Canada.

About RIF Trust:

Founded in the financial heart of Dubai, RIF Trust is a leading international residency and citizenship by investment advisory. In 2013, the company was born from the need to provide greater freedom to travel and to expand businesses abroad for High Net worth Individuals and their families. The name RIF Trust is inspired by the mountainous region of North Africa, a place known for its people with high moral standards and the desire to explore.

RIF Trust is a government-approved partner and an authorized agent of the world’s most powerful citizenship programmes including Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, Vanuatu, Portugal, Malta.

In 2018, RIF Trust merged with Latitude Limited to expand internationally to over 15 different countries, including Anguilla, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus, Germany, Lebanon, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, South Korea, UAE, UK and Vietnam.

RIF Trust employs over 80 industry professionals globally that provide clients with innovative programme solutions in the Caribbean, Europe, and North America, competitively priced services and local expertise with a global reach.