Our History

The history of Unsworth & Associates started in 1979 until the present day

OUR HISTORY

1979
Founder moves to the Netherlands
Jim Unsworth moves to the Netherlands at the invitation of his employer, a Canadian building materials & financial services conglomerate, to establish a Dutch holding company for the purposes of holding U.S. investments of the Canadian parent company.
1979
Herengracht 483
1988
Operations established on the Herengracht
The office at Herengracht 483 will serve some of Canada’s largest and most prestigious companies, and pension funds over the next 30 years.
1988
Current principal moves unsworth associates
1991
Current Principal moves to the Netherlands
Brad Unsworth arrives in the Netherlands and tells his wife that it will be for “just one year and then we’ll go back to Canada….”
1991
December 1992
Incorporation
A management services company, JMB International B.V., was incorporated to provide substance operations, initially, to Canadian corporate clients.
December 1992
August 1993
Incorporation
Incorporation of U & A Liquidators N.V., a designated entity to handle the liquidation of Dutch entities.
August 1993
July 1999
New Business Name
Unsworth & Associates B.V. incorporated taking over the active business from JMB International B.V.
July 1999
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December 1999
Branching Out
Luxembourg office opened followed by Geneva the next year (Geneva office closed in 2010).
December 1999
dnb-license
April 2005
DNB license
U&A receives DNB license in Netherlands.
April 2005
CSSF commission de surveillance du secteur financier
January 2010
CSSF license
U&A receives CSSF license in Luxembourg.
January 2010
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October 2016
Moving further along the canal
U&A moves to current office address at Herengracht 540, Amsterdam, next to the Waldorf Astoria hotel.
October 2016
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