Financial Incentives

Apart from being a forerunner in the financial services industry, Malta offers various attractive incentives to entrepreneurs. Whether you aim to commence a business or thrive to grow sustainably, Malta – the hub of the Mediterranean, is the apparent choice.


Kickstarting your business may prove to be challenging without adequate funding and professional support. Malta offers a number of incentives to back undertakings in commencing their project.

Some of the available schemes for Maltese Companies or Foreign Direct Investors are the following:

  • Seed Funding and Crowd Funding Support
  • Access to Finance
  • Advisory Services
  • Expenditure Subsidies
  • Business Consolidation Facility
  • Employee Skills Development Schemes
  • Research and Development Incentives

Business Growth

Continuous development is crucial in today`s day and age. Whether your goal is to be a market leader or target particular niches, ongoing improvement will be the key to your success.

Some of the available schemes for Maltese Companies or Self–Employed personnel are the following:

  • Funding of Capital Expenditures
  • Assistance in New Establishments Setups
  • Diversification Inducements
  • Networking and Internationalization Support
  • E-Commerce Schemes
  • Advisory Services
  • Research and Development Incentives

Reasearch & Development

In order for a project to reach its full potential, it is imperative that research and development is undertaken before implementation. However, it does not stop there as R&D is critical to adopt throughout to secure a competitive advantage.

Some of the available schemes for Maltese Companies or Foreign Direct Investors are the following:

  • Feasibility Studies Incentives
  • Industrial Research and Experimental Development Schemes
  • Aids for Investment in Research Infrastructures
  • Innovation Processes Facilities
  • Advisory Services
Beneficial measures are given through non-repayable grants or tax credits.
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"According to our experience, E&S Consultancy team is made up of well-trained and skilled professionals who are always there to satisfy your business needs with reference to Maltase law. Their work is well organized and carried out in a precise and timely manner. I look forward to continuing my cooperation with E&S Consultancy."

Giorgio Crotta & Marco Compagnino - FIDINAM & Partners


Chief Executive Officer

Karl Schranz

An accountant by profession, Karl spent 10 years working for a reputable audit firm in various audit roles before joining JP Morgan Chase in London in 2005, specifically working in Credit Hybrid Derivatives. He then returned to Malta to head the corporate finance arm of a local audit firm. In 2009, together with Christian, he was one of the founding members of a Corporate Services Provider in Malta, leaving to set up E&S Consultancy in 2010. Karl heads E&S’ ICO and Tokenomics department, however, his competences include advising and assisting in all MFSA licensing processes, accountancy, Token structuring, iGaming, and all aspects of corporate finance.

Karl is fluent in English, Italian, Maltese.

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Chief Financial Officer and Director of Accounts

Antonella Lia

Antonella, obtained a Master Degree in Accounting from the University of Malta in 2015, and has furthered her studies by obtaining a Professional Certificate in Taxation in 2017. She has been working with E&S Group since 2012 and presently manages the Accounts Department as Director of E&S Back Office Services Ltd. Her main areas of practice are Corporate Tax, VAT, as well as the preparation of Financial Statements for companies from various industries including aviation, gaming, shipping, manufacturing, financial and other services.

Antonella is fluent in Maltese, English and Italian.

Phone:+356 2010 3020