The Bellerive Group was created as the result of a management buyout from Stenham Group. Stenham was founded at the beginning of the twentieth century as a confirming house and buying agent, evolving eventually into a trade finance, wealth management and investment business a century later. The Trade Finance and Lending division was sold to Bellerive in 2011 and formed the basis of the new group.


The main operating companies are Bellerive Finance Plc, Bellerive Global Services Ltd and Bellerive Capital Ltd.

Bellerive Group Holdings Ltd, registered in BVI, is the ultimate parent company.

Bellerive Finance Plc is a UK company registered with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for anti-money laundering purposes and carries on the main trade finance activity of the Group.

Bellerive Global Services Ltd, a Guernsey company, provides short-term lending and guarantee facilities. It is registered with the Guernsey Financial Services Commission as a non-regulated financial services business.

Bellerive Capital Ltd, a BVI company, is a private equity and joint venture investor.

Bellerive Finance (Pty) Ltd, registered in South Africa, carries on trade finance operations and operates under a blanket authority for provision of trade finance from the South African Reserve bank.


Bellerive is dedicated to seeing its clients and their businesses succeed by assisting in creating solutions for their long and short term goals.

Bellerive enables clients to pursue opportunities, develop their companies, maximise growth and encourage entrepreneurial spirit. This is achieved by providing first class facilities, backed by a highly experienced client focussed team which strives to have close and supportive relationships with clients and a clear understanding of their requirements.


The Bellerive Group has established the following values, which it expects all directors, management and staff to observe at all times in the course of business: