The Business Class Group is a selection of companies built to provide a holistic range of quality services to the professional expatriate community from Europe to Asia. With offices in Hong Kong, China, Thailand and the UK, the Business Class Group assists both private individuals and corporate businesses on a regional basis and beyond. The core values of the Business Class Group lie in our ability to develop and deliver innovative solutions for our clients' benefit.


October 2022
Business Class Group celebrates its 15th anniversary. Watch our corporate video commemorating our 15 years together and read about our team’s involvement and charity in Kamala School in Phuket. Find out more
JUNE 2021
Business Class UK established as the exclusive distributor of the Soteria Trust range of products and services which, along with its UK sister company Certainty Estate Planners Limited (CEP), focus on assisting returning UK expats, foreign nationals who have taken up residence in the UK as well as certain types of accredited HNW UK based investors, to grow and protect their wealth for future generations.
BCG acquired CEP a Will Writing and Estate Planning company based in UK. CEP provide traditional Will Writing services as well as an Estate Planning Service to UK resident and non-resident clients of all Nationalities.
July 2019
Hestia Trusts, a fixed-income opportunity trust account opens and operates for clients in Thailand.
October 2017
Business Class Group celebrates its 10-year anniversary.
MARCH 2016
Soteria Trusts established under the domestic Trust regulation of Hong Kong to provide Retirement, Tax & Fiduciary solutions for clients of all nationalities and residence.
JULY 2015
Commencement of collaboration agreement between Lifestyle Insurance and the Flight Centre in Hong Kong and China.
RE/MAX Real Estate franchise acquired in Thailand
JUNE 2014
Lifestyle Brokers granted a money lenders licence in Hong Kong.
Discretion Wealth Management, the LGBT division of Platinum Financial Services, opens in Hong Kong.
Business Class Asia starts operations in China.
October 2012
Business Class Group celebrates its 5-year anniversary.
Lifestyle Insurance opens across Asia to satisfy the General Insurance needs of clients living out of our office locations (Hong Kong, China, Thailand, and Russia).
MARCH 2012
Another new brand, Lifestyle Property (Thailand) is formed and begins trading as a local real estate agent.
Platinum Financial Services becomes licensed by the Mandatory Provident Fund Association (MPFA) in Hong Kong.
Lifestyle Property (Hong Kong) becomes licensed by the Estate Agents Authority (EAA) and commences operations as a local real estate agent.
JUNE 2011
Platinum Financial Services opens a new Representative Office in Moscow, the first of its planned locations across Russia and Eastern Europe.
Lifestyle Insurance, the specialist general insurance division of Platinum Financial Services, commences operations in Hong Kong.
JUNE 2008
Platinum Financial Services opens its Representative Office in Shanghai.
Joint venture between Barclay Spencer International (Thailand) and Lifestyle Brokers commences.
Lifestyle Brokers established to promote mortgages and international investment property across the Far East.
Platinum Financial Services (PFS) becomes authorised in Hong Kong by the Confederation of Insurance Brokers.
JULY 2007
Business Class Group formed to house a number of new financial services, property and insurance brands that would operate within the Far East & Eastern European regions. Business Class Thailand was established to promote the services of the group in Thailand.