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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Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

Offshore Accounting to sponsor island-wide maths challenge

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the second year, local primary schools have been invited to take part in an island-wide The 24 Game competition. The 24 Game is a maths game designed to improve children’s mental arithmetic skills. The game, which originated in the USA and which is now played extensively across the UK, uses a deck of cards, […]

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Skipton International win Best Offshore Account Provider at Moneyfacts Awards

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is the 3rd time Skipton International has won a Moneyfacts Award – one of the most prestigious awards in the finance industry. The Moneyfacts Awards involve an independent assessment of personal finance products with input from IFAs. Skipton has been commended, highly commended or has won an award for the past seven years. Jim […]

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Carey Olsen advises Inflexion on double fundraising

Carey Olsen advises Inflexion on double fundraising

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inflexion Private Equity has secured commitments of £250 million at the first and final close of two new funds, Inflexion Enterprise Fund IV and Inflexion Supplemental Fund IV, with support from Carey Olsen’s corporate team. Both funds reached their hard caps in a single closing within eight weeks of launch, securing investments from Inflexion’s existing […]

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Trust Corporation International named top 25 trust company

Trust Corporation International named top 25 trust company

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Trust Corporation International has again been named as one of eprivateclient’s Top 25 Trust Companies. The 2016 rankings, based on a survey of more than 100 trust companies in the UK and offshore, were announced last month and feature Trust Corporation for the second successive year. Eprivateclient is an online publication for leading private client […]

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Dan Collins joins EY as senior tax manager

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a period of global tax transformation, EY has appointed a highly experienced tax professional to its Channel Islands trust and private client team. Joining as a senior tax manager, Dan Collins will be primarily focused on providing UK and International tax advice to trustees and individuals.The appointment is part of EY’s Channel Islands’ growth […]

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Rapidly expanding PIB group of companies acquires Channel Insurance Brokers (CIB)

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey-based Channel Insurance Brokers (CIB) has been bought by PIB Insurance (PIB) in a deal which sees one of the fastest growing insurance brokers in the UK launch into the Channel Islands. Stephen Llewellyn-Jones has been appointed as CIB’s Chief ExecutiveOfficer and will lead a dedicated team of professionals (there are currently16staff based in Guernsey) […]

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Barclays Business Club advises Channel Island businesses about cyber security

Barclays Business Club advises Channel Island businesses about cyber security

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cyber fraud can seem difficult to combat with social engineering being one of the biggest threats to local businesses according to experts speaking at events hosted by Barclays in Guernsey and Jersey. Local clients attended the presentations where Barclays Business Digital Eagles and representatives from Guernsey and Jersey police discussed the top cyber threats currently […]

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Aiglle Flight Support’s unique event welcomes top aviation brands to Guernsey

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s Lieutenant Governor Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder joined visitors from the European aviation industry, intermediaries and potential investors at Aiglle Flight Support’s Aviation Showcase last week.  The two-day event at Guernsey Airport comprised of 14 of the very latest corporate aircraft from 9 different manufacturers. It also highlighted the advantages and ease of using Aiglle’s […]

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Mourant Ozannes advises on £385 million capital raising

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has advised 3i Infrastructure plc on the successful completion of a capital raise with gross proceeds of £385 million. 3i Infrastructure plc is a FTSE 250 infrastructure investment company. Capital raised will be used to fund the completion of the company’s investments in Wireless Infrastructure Group and TCR and […]

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Guernsey funds grow more than £10 billion in Q1

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The total value of funds business in Guernsey grew by £10.4 billion (4.6%) during the first quarter of the year. New figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, at the end of March 2016, the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in the Island stood at £238 billion […]

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