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Saffery Champness launches investment management team

Saffery Champness launches investment management team

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saffery Champness is expanding its Guernsey business with the establishment of a specialist investment management division and has secured the lateral hires of two senior investment professionals widely regarded as leading figures in the island’s fixed income investment community. Paul Garrard is one of the Channel Islands’ most experienced fixed income managers, with over 24 […]

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Kleinwort Benson appoints Head of Private Wealth Management, Guernsey

Kleinwort Benson appoints Head of Private Wealth Management, Guernsey

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kleinwort Benson today announces that Nick Bennett has been appointed as Head of Private Wealth Management in Guernsey. Nick will join Kleinwort Benson’s Guernsey office in February 2013 and report to Clive Wright, Head of PWM, Offshore. Nick has over 20 years’ banking experience and will work closely with Clive and Valentina Tacchino, Head of […]

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Overseas Trust and Pensions announces the transfer of Kleinwort Benson’s offshore retail pension and trust business

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overseas Trust and Pensions, is to become one of the largest specialist trust and pension providers in the Channel Islands following the announcement of Kleinwort Benson’s to transfer its international pension and trust ranges to their stable of products. Overseas Trust and Pension offers a full range of retirement, pension and trust solutions for international […]

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Kleinwort Benson announces investment funds rationalisation

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Following a review to identify ways in which to improve overall fund performance and operational efficiencies, Kleinwort Benson has received shareholder approval to merge all but one of the Kleinwort Benson Global Funds range with the equivalent funds forming the Kleinwort Benson Elite PCC Limited range (‘Elite Funds’). The simplified fund offering results from the conclusion that […]

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New hires for Kleinwort Benson’s banking business

New hires for Kleinwort Benson’s banking business

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kleinwort Benson has made two appointments within its banking business. Rod Keiller has joined the bank as Senior Business Development Manager and Meloney Cohu has joined as Manager, Client Services Mr Keiller has 31 years’ experience in banking, having started his career with Royal Bank of Scotland in 1981 in Dundee. On moving to Guernsey […]

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The world economy in “3D”

The world economy in “3D”

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Despite a first quarter rally, investors have been hit with a reality check of the issues facing the global economy – the three Ds: debt, deficits, and downgrades. This is the view of Mouhammed Choukeir, Chief Investment Officer at Kleinwort Benson, who believes financial markets are caught between two regimes: mountains of debt and the […]

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Kleinwort Benson creates senior offshore role within Private Wealth Management

Kleinwort Benson creates senior offshore role within Private Wealth Management

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kleinwort Benson has appointed Clive Wright to the role of Head of Private Wealth Management, Offshore. Based in Jersey, Clive will report to Stephen Rothwell, Head of Private Wealth Management. Clive joined Kleinwort Benson in January 2012 from Deutsche Bank in Jersey, where he was Head and Managing Director of its Private Wealth Management business […]

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CICRA appoints non-executive director

CICRA appoints non-executive director

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Neville as a non-executive director. He will initially formally join the board of the Jersey Competition Regulation Authority (JCRA). This board is current acting as a “shadow board” for Guernsey’s Office of Utility Regulation (OUR) and it is planned that when the […]

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Kleinwort Benson completes the acquisition of Close Offshore Group

| June 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kleinwort Benson’s purchase of Close Offshore Group (“COG”) has been completed. The acquisition, which was announced in March, is for a cash consideration of £26.4 million, subject to post closing adjustments, and comprises COG’s private banking, fund administration, fund management, trust and asset management businesses across Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. It also […]

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Ex-GFSC Director joins Kleinwort Benson

Ex-GFSC Director joins Kleinwort Benson

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stephen Trevor has joined Kleinwort Benson as Head of Compliance and Risk for Guernsey. Previously Director of Fiduciary and Intelligence Services at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, Mr Trevor will be heading the Kleinwort Benson team responsible for management of compliance and risk in the Guernsey business. Mr Trevor spent 11 years at the GFSC, […]

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