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Guernsey is domicile of choice for London listed private equity fund

Guernsey is domicile of choice for London listed private equity fund

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has advised Apax Global Alpha Limited (AGA) on its listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The transaction involved the acquisition by AGA of more than €600 million in existing investments and the raising of €300 million in capital for new investments. AGA is managed by […]

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Carey Olsen further strengthens its litigation and dispute resolution expertise

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen continues to grow its litigation and dispute resolution practice with the appointment of highly qualified offshore litigator, Martin Jones, who has joined the team in Guernsey as of counsel. Advocate Jones specialises in complex international and commercial financial litigation including trust and regulatory matters, cross-border fraud claims, multi-jurisdictional insolvency matters, asset tracing and […]

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Carey Olsen advises on Specialist Fund Market IPO

Carey Olsen advises on Specialist Fund Market IPO

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A corporate team from Carey Olsen’s Guernsey office advised Amedeo Air Four Plus on the successful completion of its initial public offering on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange with 202 million shares of the company trading at an issue price of 100p per share. Amedeo Air Four Plus is a newly […]

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Carey Olsen advises Waterland on sixth fundraising

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Waterland Private Equity Investments has closed Waterland Private Equity VI following a successful fund-raising after just three months in the market. Carey Olsen advised the sixth fund for the Dutch private equity firm which has raised €1.55 billion in the short time frame. €1.25 billion sits within the fund (a Guernsey vehicle that invests into […]

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Carey Olsen is top offshore law firm for FTSE100 AIM clients

Carey Olsen is top offshore law firm for FTSE100 AIM clients

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen is the only offshore law firm to be ranked in the top 10 for FTSE 100 AIM clients, according to the latest AIM Advisers Rankings Guide (published May 2015). The law firm is positioned in sixth place and retains second place in the table for the total number of AIM clients it advises […]

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Carey Olsen advises Aviva on £5.6 billion takeover of Friends Life

Carey Olsen advises Aviva on £5.6 billion takeover of Friends Life

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

A cross-practice and pan-Channel Island team from Carey Olsen has advised Aviva plc on its acquisition of FTSE-100 listed Friends Life Group Limited for £5.6 billion in one of the largest ever takeovers in the insurance market and the largest scheme of arrangement to go through the Guernsey court. Shareholders of Friends Life now own […]

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Inflexion invests in UK’s fastest growing international media and exhibitions company

Inflexion invests in UK’s fastest growing international media and exhibitions company

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Law firm Carey Olsen has advised Inflexion Private Equity on the offshore elements of its investment in business-to-business exhibition organiser CloserStill Media Ltd. The Carey Olsen team,comprising Guernsey partner Andrew Boyce and senior associate James Stockwell, advised on matters involving the establishment of the acquisition structure in Guernsey. Simon Turner, Managing Partner at Inflexion, said: […]

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Carey Olsen advises South African property fund on acquisition of Trafalgar Court for £61.3m.

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s Guernsey office has advised on the £61.3 million acquisition of the island’s largest commercial office building, Trafalgar Court, to South African property fund Stenprop Trafalgar Limited. The commercial property team advised on all aspects of the transaction and included partner and head of property, Jason Morgan, along with senior associates John Le Tissier […]

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Carey Olsen advises Ardel Holdings on the sale of Ardel Trust to Equiom

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised Ardel Holdings Limited on the sale of Ardel Trust Company (Guernsey) Limited to Equiom Group. Ardel, previously known as Bachmann,was established in 1974 to provide specialist trust and corporate services to private and corporate clients and has, over the years, firmly established itself as one of the largest independent fiduciary services companies […]

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Carey Olsen calls on the public to respond to the draft Guernsey Island Development Plan

Carey Olsen calls on the public to respond to the draft Guernsey Island Development Plan

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s specialist planning lawyer, Rachel Jones, is encouraging the Guernsey public to respond to the draft Island Development Plan (IDP) and help shape the future of the island. The draft IDP was published by the Environment Department on 16 February 2015 and is currently at the initial representations stage of the planning inquiry process, […]

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