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James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Carey Olsen sees continued M&A trend in fund administration acquisitions in the Channel Islands

Carey Olsen sees continued M&A trend in fund administration acquisitions in the Channel Islands

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Orangefield Group’s purchase of Legis Fund Services in Guernsey is part of an emerging mergers and acquisitions (M&A) trend within the offshore fund administration sector according to offshore law firm Carey Olsen. Carey Olsen advised the Dutch administration business on the legal aspects of its purchase of a majority interest in Legis Funds. The acquisition […]

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John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

John Connolly appointed Elian Group Chairman

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Elian has appointed John Connolly as its new Group Chairman as the company looks to build on its recent management buyout and realise its ambitious growth plans.   Formerly Global Chairman and Global Managing Partner of Deloitte, John Connolly has unrivalled experience in professional services as a result of a long and distinguished career spanning […]

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Collas Crill merge with CARD in Cayman to produce unique client offering

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill and Cayman firm Charles Adams Ritchie & Duckworth (CARD) have announced that they are, subject to regulatory approvals, to merge with effect from a date early in the New Year. The merger creates the first and currently only law firm with offices in Singapore, the Cayman Islands, London and each of the Channel […]

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C5 developer completes intensive boot camp

C5 developer completes intensive boot camp

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

MATT KNOWLES, a consultant in the bespoke development team at C5 Alliance in Guernsey, has completed the Microsoft Dynamics CRM boot camp. The eight-day intensive training course is aimed at equipping practitioners with up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft’s most recent iteration of its customer relationship manager (CRM) software package, giving them the ability to fully leverage […]

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Expansion at Martyn Guille, Silversmiths and Engravers

Expansion at Martyn Guille, Silversmiths and Engravers

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Martyn Guille, Gold and Silversmiths announces the appointment of Mick Marley and Julie Le Page to the team. Both had worked at Maubrook Jewellers for many years before the business closed. Mick has over 30 years’ experience of engraving trophies and glass, and his skills are a welcome addition to the business.  Although Martyn undertakes […]

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Global fund partner Orangefield acquires Legis in Guernsey

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

AMSTERDAM – Orangefield Group (“Orangefield”) has expanded its fund services division by acquiring a significant interest in Legis Fund Services Limited (“Legis”), a large fund administrator based in Guernsey. With this investment, Orangefield increases its assets under administration to over 50 billion (USD) in total. The move, which has obtained regulatory approval, will benefit Legis’ […]

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BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG). The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the […]

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BVCA launches Channel Islands Working Group

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG). The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the […]

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Investec’s lending teams grow in Jersey and Guernsey

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

INCREASED activity and client demand has led to the expansion of the lending teams at Investec Private Banking in Guernsey and Jersey. The bank’s lending activity remains strong with £150m new lending business being written in the first 10 months of 2014. Andy Smith has joined the bank as head of trust and fiduciary lending […]

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EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

EY welcomes its 2014 trainee associates to the firm

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

EY in the Channel Islands has appointed 22 trainee associates who will begin developing and shaping their careers whilst studying for a professional qualification. During the first week the associates from Jersey and Guernsey joined together and attended an induction programme designed to deliver key messages and demonstrate how their role and EY’s business in […]

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