SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vistra, a leading global provider of corporate, trust and fund administration services, opened its new office in San Francisco today as part of a strategic plan to expand services to clients based in the North American western region. Wouter van Lier joins as Commercial Director responsible for further developing Vistra's operations in the US market, supporting Erik-Jan Schoop, Managing Director of Vistra New York, which opened two years ago. Wouter brings considerable experience and knowledge in assisting private equity and multinational clients in structuring their cross-border transactions and providing related corporate, trust and administrative services across multiple jurisdictions. Erik-Jan commented: 'Vistra is experiencing strong growth and expansion in the North American western region and the opening of our San Francisco office represents our ongoing commitment to this part of the US market. Wouter's arrival further strengthens our experience and ability to support existing and new clients who may wish to develop their US operations and are considering expanding globally.' About Vistra Group Vistra is a leading independent provider of trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services delivering personal and tailored solutions to international corporations, institutional investors and high net worth individuals from around the world. Our clients can benefit from a multi-jurisdictional and personal approach, delivered by a team of professionals with an in-depth understanding of the often complex needs of every client. Our services include company formation and management, fund formation and administration, trustee services, family office, marine and aviation and accounting services. Today Vistra employs around 350 employees in 28 offices covering 20 jurisdictions, with each of our offices providing the full range of fund, trust, corporate and estate planning solutions. Vistra is a unique player in the trust and fiduciary industry, boasting the most balanced geographic reach globally while always guaranteeing the personal and tailored service that our clients deserve.