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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

Islands Insurance achieve Customer Service Excellence

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Islands has been recognized for its commitment to quality customer service by achieving the Customer Service Excellence ® standard.   It is one of only three businesses in the Channel Islands to achieve this prestigious award, which requires organisations to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service delivery by placing the customer at the heart of […]

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GLI Finance to acquire Sancus (Gibraltar) Limited for £23.5m

GLI Finance to acquire Sancus (Gibraltar) Limited for £23.5m

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sancus (Gibraltar) Limited has agreed to be acquired by GLI Finance Limited for £23.5m, with £10m in bonds and £13.5m in equity. The deal has had shareholder approval and an anticipated completion date of the end of June. Sancus (Gibraltar) Limited became operational in July 2015 and has loaned over £35m within the past year, […]

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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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