Author Archive: James Qualtrough

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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Mourant Ozannes appoints Global Head of Knowledge Management

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has appointed Catherine Cadman as Global Head of Knowledge Management, as part of its on-going strategy to deliver the very best client experience. Catherine joins Mourant Ozannes from Irwin Mitchell LLP, a Top 20 UK firm with a reputation for innovation in knowledge management. As well as leading the […]

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Collas Crill appoints David Moore as Consultant

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Collas Crill has strengthened its Guernsey Corporate & Commercial team with the appointment of experienced Consultant David Moore. David has more than 30 years’ experience in corporate law, having practiced for more than 20 years in Guernsey and ten years in London prior to that. He specialises in corporate finance, insurance, offshore funds, trusts and […]

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UK Mortgages Limitedlaunches new fund through Guernsey

UK Mortgages Limitedlaunches new fund through Guernsey

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s investment funds practice in Guernsey has advised bond fund house TwentyFour Asset Management on the launch of UK Mortgages Limited, a new investment fund which listed on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) last week. The fund’s investment strategy is to provide shareholders with stable income returns through leveraged […]

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New showroom means a big cheque for Bridge2

New showroom means a big cheque for Bridge2

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

£1,450 was raised for Guernsey-based humanitarian charity Bridge2 at a party held by Bonsai to celebrate the opening of their new homewares showroom. The Bonsai founders, Mat Rolfe and Lee Stillwell, wanted the launch party to have an altruistic element and continue their fundraising for Bridge2, which to date has supported the humanitarian crisis in […]

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Citywealth shortlistsfor Saffery Champness

Citywealth shortlistsfor Saffery Champness

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saffery Champness has been shortlisted for four awards across Citywealth’s annual International Financial Centre (IFC) and Power Women awards. Both the Guernsey and Geneva offices have been nominated for‘Trust Company of the Year’ in their respective jurisdictions for the 2016 IFC awards while the Guernsey office has been shortlisted for ‘Company of the year: Female […]

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Barclays appoints two new Premier relationship managers

Barclays appoints two new Premier relationship managers

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barclays has appointed two new local relationship managers in Guernsey. Dan Smale is new to the business having joined in May while Emma Isabelle has been promoted following six years with the Bank. In his new role in the Premier team, Mr Smale will be working to enhance the firm’s relationship with Premier clients,helping and […]

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Saffery Champness appoints new trust manager

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saffery Champness has significantly strengthened its trust capability with the appointment of Andy Russell to co-manage one of its family office teams. Mr Russell joins Nicola Kendall in overseeing a team of 14 who have, for more than a decade, administered a small group of ultra-high net worth client relationships. Bringing with him more than […]

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PwC: Opportunities abound for the Channel Islands as global alternative assets predicted to reach $15.3 trillion by 2020

PwC: Opportunities abound for the Channel Islands as global alternative assets predicted to reach $15.3 trillion by 2020

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A predicted rise of investment in alternative assets is expected to offer significant opportunities for Guernsey and Jersey, as premier locations for alternative asset funds and fund managers, in the coming years. According to ‘Alternative Asset Management in 2020: Fast Forward to Centre Stage’, a report just published by PwC, investments in alternatives could double […]

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Brian O’Mahoney appointed finance director and group chief operating officerat Ravenscroft

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

RAVENSCROFT has appointed a new finance director and group chief operating officer with more than 20 years’ experience in offshore finance. Brian O’Mahoneyhas built up a close relationship with the independent stockbroking and investment management firm in recent years. As former finance director at Legis he has worked alongside and reported to the principals at […]

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RAW CAPITAL PARTNERS LAUNCHES NEW MORTGAGE FUND

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey based, boutique asset management company, RAW Capital Partners, has launched its sixth Fund, an alternative lending Fund focussed on mortgage lending. The Fund aims to build upon the growing excitement about the P2P (Peer-to-Peer) lending space with a Fund that Tim Parkes, RAW’s lead Manager for this new Fund, describes as “Many-to-Many”. Parkes goes […]

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