Established in 2003, DF Marine is a comprehensive-service provider to the yachting industry, specialising in the fields of yacht registration, yacht sale/purchase-contracts, yacht finance, Maltese leasing structures and EU VAT advisory. Headed by Anthony Galea, the DF Marine team has recently announced they will join the Vistra Group.
Now named Vistra Marine & aviation Ltd., Marco Bugelli, Managing Director of Vistra Malta,comments on the acquisition, stating: “Anthony Galea and the DF Marine team have been known to us for several years. Anthony is a leading Maltese lawyer, who is well connected and well respected both locally and overseas, especially in the international yachting and aviation circles. He and his team have built a successful business which will complement our existing offering in this market and enable us to grow.”
Anthony Galea, CEO & Director of DF Marine, concludes, “By joining Vistra Group we are embarking on a new and exciting chapter for our business and I am confident of the benefits it will bring to our clients. We have created a new entity, Vistra Marine & Aviation Ltd, which shall draw from the knowhow, experience and expertise of Vistra Group and DF Marine. The Vistra Group provides the opportunity for DF Marine to enhance its services and the right platform to increase its reach and grow to provide a truly international quality service. Within the Vistra Group we also saw the values and approach which have been key to DF Marine’s success for the past 10 years, so it was a natural consequence to make this step.”