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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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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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Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Employment Tribunal has, for the first time, chosen not to hear a claim of constructive dismissal on the grounds that the claim was vexatious. Adrian McManus, former science teacher at Elizabeth College, resigned with immediate effect on 3 March 2014 alleging that timetabling changes had breached his trust and confidence. For the first […]

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2014 SET TO BE PEAK YEAR FOR OFFSHORE DEALMAKING

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

GUERNSEY — 19 November 2014 — Despite a dip in the value and volume of offshore deals in the third quarter of 2014, the year as a whole is on track to be among the best showings for offshore M&A in the past decade, according to a report released today by Appleby, one of the […]

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ARC London office spearheads expansion plans

ARC London office spearheads expansion plans

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investment research and consulting firm Asset Risk Consultants has ambitious plans to expand the services it offers to its clients. At an event marking the opening of ARC’s office in Covent Garden, Guy Christie, newly-appointed director of the London operation, told 200 clients, advisers and investment managers that the business was pursuing further growth. “As […]

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