Secure storage

About Strategic Wealth Preservation (SWP)

SWP is a new purpose-built precious metals storage facility located in the Cayman Islands. We are considered to be one of the premier precious metals storage facilities in the world. Independently owned and privately operated, we are the best and closest offshore storage option for North American investors seeking to internationalize their hard assets. We are also an approved storage facility for self-directed precious metal IRAs.

SWP provides clients with fully allocated, segregated and insured secure storage of their physical gold and other precious metals. Clients retain direct and complete legal ownership of their precious metal holdings while they are in our facility. Access to stored assets is available by appointment on 24-hours’ notice.

WHY SWP DEPOSITORY?

  • 100% allocated
  • 100% segregated
  • Class 3 vault
  • Accepts pre-owned metals
  • Visitations allowed
  • Location disclosed
  • Quick withdrawals
  • Robust security
  • Reputable dealer partners
  • 100% allocated
  • 100% segregated
  • Class 3 vault
  • Accepts pre-owned metals
  • Visitations allowed
  • Location disclosed
  • Quick withdrawals
  • Robust security
  • Reputable dealer partners
  • 100% allocated
  • 100% segregated
  • Class 3 vault
  • Accepts pre-owned metals
  • Visitations allowed
  • Location disclosed
  • Quick withdrawals
  • Robust security
  • Reputable dealer partners
  • Competitive rates
  • Non-financial institution
  • Non-US jurisdiction
  • Completely confidential
  • Direct ownership
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • No minimums
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • IRA approved facility
  • Competitive rates
  • Non-financial institution
  • Non-US jurisdiction
  • Completely confidential
  • Direct ownership
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • No minimums
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • IRA approved facility
  • Competitive rates
  • Non-financial institution
  • Non-US jurisdiction
  • Completely confidential
  • Direct ownership
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • No minimums
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • IRA approved facility

What are some of the advantages of storing with SWP?

ABSOLUTELY NO RISK

When you store your precious metals with SWP, you can do so with complete peace of mind. Your investment is always 100% allocated, segregated and insured, in an offshore investor friendly jurisdiction. Our UL rated Class 3 vault and state-of-the-art facility is second-to-none.

PERSONAL SERVICE IS GUARANTEED

We are a boutique firm that caters to your individual investment requirements to create a seamless experience with acquisitions, logistics and storage needs. You are welcome to visit us and your holdings on 24-hours’ notice.

A HOME AWAY FROM HOME

The chances are, if you live in North America, you can reach us in just a few hours. We are an English-speaking island and share the same first-class infrastructure and cultural values as you do. We even accept US dollars.

A BETTER CHOICE

The Cayman Islands is the fifth largest financial centre in the world. SWP does not have any wealth-reporting requirements to the Cayman or any foreign governments.

Frequently asked questions

The Cayman Islands are an ideal place to store precious metals. Precious metals are not subject to any Cayman Islands import or export duties, income, capital gains or local taxes. The country is recognized as a ‘tax-neutral jurisdiction’, with no history of war or violence and does not involve itself in any international disputes. In keeping with its position as the world’s fifth-largest financial jurisdiction, Cayman boasts first world infrastructure, including an international airport and is only one hour from North America by numerous daily commercial flights.

SWP is a privately owned and operated provider of secure storage. It is classified as an Active Non-Financial Foreign Entity under the U.S.-Cayman Islands Model I Intergovernmental Agreement (“U.S. IGA”). As such, SWP is not subject to any U.S. FATCA registration or reporting.

It is our understanding that precious metals held directly outside the United States do not have to be reported by US taxpayers on form 8938 (Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets), nor on FinCEN Form 114 (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts). Learn more hereWe do recommend our clients consult their tax advisors on this matter.

Yes, all assets are insured under our comprehensive precious metals insurance policy including protection against, among others, theft, fire and natural disasters. A copy of our insurance certificate is available upon request.

The vault's location is disclosed to our clients and they are welcome to visit and inspect their metals upon 24-hours' notice. Clients receive an Activity Report each time a deposit is completed, a monthly Statement of Holdings, as well as an annual 3rd party auditor’s report issued by Inspectorate Bureau Veritas.

No. Client metals are stored on a 100% allocated, fully segregated basis. Clients’ assets are never commingled and the client remains the legal owner of his or her assets at all times.

We’ve partnered with several reputable bullion dealers to offer our clients a two-way market within the vault, effectively eliminating the need for shipping and insuring of precious metals to and from the island. We’re happy to make a personal introduction to our dealer-partners. Visit our Partners page to view a list of the bullion dealer operating in the vault.

There are no minimum deposit amounts.

Yes. If you have existing metals already in storage or at home that you wish to transfer, we’ll help you make arrangements with the top logistic companies specializing in the transportation of high-value cargo. Their extensive experience and knowledge of the industry ensures safe and prompt deliveries to SWP.

SWP requires only 24 hours notice before you can access your assets. You have the option of picking up your assets from our facility or we can help you arrange delivery to just about anywhere in the world.

Yes, you can sell your metals to any of the bullion dealers operating within our vault. This creates an extremely liquid two-way market. Settlement from the sale generally occurs within 48-72 hours and the proceeds are remitted to you directly by the dealer.

Visit our Partners page to view a list of the bullion dealer operating in the vault.

SWP has partnered with New Direction IRA to offer American investors the opportunity to purchase and store precious metals held in a self-directed IRA here in the Cayman Islands. Learn more about investing in precious metals by using your IRA here.

Yes, in addition to our General Allocated Storage solution, we offer our clients the opportunity to rent safety deposit boxes housed within our Class 3 vault. This option is perfect for clients seeking ultimate security and privacy. Three box sizes are available for rent; small, medium and large. Each box has a maximum content weight limit of 500 troy ounces.

There are many excellent websites to learn more about the Cayman Islands. Here are a few that we recommend:

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or call 345.640.2111

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