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January  2024  (50)

  • Suntera Global names Kathryn Wilkinson as Jersey MD

    Kathryn Wilkinson_Suntera_jan24Suntera Global has appointed Kathryn Wilkinson as Managing Director of its Jersey office. In her new role, Kathryn will provide leadership and direction to the Jersey operation, Suntera’s corporate headquarters, and the business’ standing as an international provider of fund, corpo...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  30 January 2024 
  • Brooks Macdonald appoints Mark O’Connor as Islands MD

    Mark O'Connor_BrooksMacdonald_jan24Brooks Macdonald has appointed Mark O’Connor to the newly created role of Managing Director for the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.    Mark, who has been with Brooks Macdonald for more than 10 years and is currently Head of International Investment Management, will assume the ro...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  30 January 2024 
  • Monterey publishes 29th Jersey Fund Report

    Monterey logo jan23New findings from research company Monterey Insight reveal the market shares of all service providers in Jersey’s fund industry. The 29th annual Jersey Fund Report highlights that fund assets serviced in Jersey increased from $585.2bn in 2022 to $593.5bn at the end of June 2023, up 1.4% in US...     [read more]

    By Monterey Insight on  29 January 2024 
  • Guernsey Finance: funds adding £13bn to UK economy

    We Are Guernsey Logo FEB23Research by European consultancy Frontier Economics has highlighted the contribution of Guernsey’s finance sector to the UK economy. Key findings • Guernsey-based funds channel significant investment into the UK economy, and currently hold UK assets worth £57bn. • Guernsey-ba...     [read more]

    By Black Vanilla on  29 January 2024 
  • Redwood announces three senior promotions

    Redwood_TracyBissonChannel Islands compliance and governance specialist Redwood has announced three senior promotions in Guernsey.  Tracy Bisson takes over as Managing Director of the firm's Guernsey compliance function, Gwen Norman becomes Associate Director of the group’s company secretary and corpor...     [read more]

    By Catharine Haywood on  29 January 2024 
  • PwC Channel Islands makes Director promotions

    PwC Stephen LazarevichPwC has announced three Director promotions in Jersey - Stuart Macklin and Stephan Lazarevich to Tax Director and Luis Zamora to Risk and Regulatory Consulting Director in the advisory team. Stephen joined the tax team in 2008 on a university placement. Having worked up the ranks, includi...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  29 January 2024 
  • Praxis promotes four across the Channel Islands

    Praxis_Sarah Denoual_jan24Praxis has made several promotions across the Channel Islands. In Jersey, Sarah Denoual (pictured) has been promoted to Client Services Director. Sarah joined Praxis in 2013 and oversees a private wealth team working with high-net-worth individuals globally to provide a family office-style service....     [read more]

    By Praxis on  29 January 2024 
  • IoD Guernsey to hold networking event

    IoD logo jan23The IoD Guernsey Branch will be hosting a networking event on 21 February at Good Rebel, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.  The event, which is free to attend for IoD members and non-members, aims to help people exchange ideas, collaborate and learn.  Glen Tonks (pictured), Chair of IoD Guernsey Br...     [read more]

    By Black Vanilla on  29 January 2024 
  • JTC names Kenny Rae as Jersey MD

    Kenny Rae_JTC_jan24JTC has announced changes to its senior leadership team in Jersey as the firm continues to gear up for future growth. Kenny Rae (pictured right) assumes the role of Managing Director – Jersey. He takes over the position from Paul Weir, who has held the position for three years and will move t...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  25 January 2024 
  • 2024 winners of IFC Awards announced

    Citywealth logo 2023The winners of the the 2024 Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards have been announced in London this week. IFC of the Year went to Jersey, while the Editor’s Choice Award was presented to Claire Machin (pictured), Group Director, Head of Trust and Private Wealth, at Suntera G...     [read more]

    By BL Global on  25 January 2024 
  • Carey Olsen advises on Palmer launch

    CareyOlsen logo jan23Carey Olsen's corporate and regulatory teams have advised new private capital administration business Palmer on its launch in Jersey this month.   Palmer was founded by CEO Martin Schnaier, Chief Financial Officer James Ireland, Chief Legal Officer James Bermingham, Chief Commercial Officer...     [read more]

    By Carey Olsen on  24 January 2024 
  • Crestbridge appoints Craig Leitch as Real Estate Director

    Craig Leitch_Crestbridge_jan24Crestbridge has appointed Craig Leitch as Director, Real Estate Services, based in Jersey. In his new role Craig will oversee a portfolio of complex corporate real estate clients and support the development of the business’s real estate solutions. Craig brings to the company more than 19 yea...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  22 January 2024 
  • JTC studies investment firms' adoption of ESG

    JTC logo feb23A study of the investment trust industry by JTC Group has revealed a significant lack of consistency in the adoption of ESG standards.  The research, among 375 investment trust companies across 52 sectors in the second and third quarters of 2023, showed varying levels of adoption of eight stan...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  22 January 2024 
  • Ogier acts in lithium firms merger

    Ogier_Logo_dec22_th200Ogier's legal and corporate and fiduciary teams in Jersey have advised on the combination of lithium businesses Livent and Allkem to form Arcadium Lithium, one of the largest integrated producers of lithium chemicals in the world. The transaction involved the establishment of Arcadium Lith...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  22 January 2024 
  • TISE reports on record year in 2023

    TISE 25 logo jan23The International Stock Exchange (TISE) listed a record number of new bond issuances on its public market during 2023, when it also launched TISE Private Markets.   Despite continued adverse macro-economic conditions, there were 842 new listings. The total number of listings on TISE’s Off...     [read more]

    By TISE on  18 January 2024 
  • Lancaster Guernsey appoints Julie Coutu as Head of Client Relationships

    Julie Coutu, LancasterFiduciary and investment services company Lancaster Guernsey has appointed Julie Coutu as its Head of Client Relationships.    Julie has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services, spanning the private banking and fiduciary sectors. For the past two and a half years she has...     [read more]

    By Black Vanilla on  18 January 2024 
  • IoD Guernsey adds to Next Gen Forum committee

    IoD Scott GillenThe IoD Guernsey Next Gen Forum has appointed Scott Gillen, Katy Wilby and Sam Wanless to the committee. The forum was established in 2022 to focus on developing and supporting professionals in managerial roles who will move into director roles in the next two to five years   Scott ...     [read more]

    By Black Vanilla on  18 January 2024 
  • Fairway Group promotes nine in Jersey

    David Le Cuirot_FairwayPrivate client, corporate, funds and pension services provider Fairway has promoted nine colleagues in Jersey: • David Le Cuirot – Associate Director, Client Operations • Jess De Momme – Associate Director, Compliance • Aleisha Stilwell – Head of Marketing and Busin...     [read more]

    By Lisa Downes on  17 January 2024 
  • Carey Olsen acts for Wentworth Resources in takeover

    CareyOlsen logo jan23Lawyers from Carey Olsen's corporate team have acted as Jersey counsel for longstanding client Wentworth Resources  on its £61.7m takeover by Maurel & Prom (M&P).   A Jersey company previously listed on the London AIM market, Wentworth has provided natural gas to fuel Tan...     [read more]

    By Carey Olsen on  17 January 2024 
  • 2024 Top 50 Most Influential revealed

    eprivateclient logo jan23Eprivateclient has published its 2024 Top 50 Most Influential list, which includes a number of Channel Islands professionals: • Darren Kelland, Global Head of Private Client Services, Hawksford • Gail McCourt, Head of Private Client Fiduciary Services, RBC • Heather Tibbo, CEO, Crest...     [read more]

    By Orchard PR on  17 January 2024 
  • Highvern launches fund administration business in Guernsey

    Highvern logo jan23Financial services provider Highvern is launching a fund administration services business in Guernsey.  The firm has appointed two funds specialists to lead the initiative. Jenni Hartley joins as Head of Funds - Guernsey and Ali Moulin as Associate Director.  Jenni brings more than 20 ye...     [read more]

    By Orchard PR on  16 January 2024 
  • LAW recruits Emma Martins as specialist adviser

    Emma Martins_LAW_jan24Channel Islands employment and health and safety specialist Law At Work (LAW) has recruited Emma Martins to lead its new service providing data protection, privacy, governance and ethics advice to business clients.  Emma joins LAW as a specialist adviser. Working primarily at board level, she ...     [read more]

    By Direct Input on  15 January 2024 
  • Guernsey Finance signs agreement with DIFC

    We Are Guernsey Logo FEB23Guernsey Finance is joining forces with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) to foster growth and innovation in finance. Under an agreement signed recently by Arif Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, DIFC Authority, and Rupert Pleasant, Chief Executive Officer, Guernsey Finance, the entities...     [read more]

    By Black Vanilla on  15 January 2024 
  • Guernsey Chamber to hold SME workshops

    GrowMySME logoGuernsey Chamber of Commerce is to host the first of a new series of events for small businesses this month.  #GrowMySME workshops are designed to be bite-sized, actionable sessions to enhance the knowledge and skills of the local business community and provide networking opportunities. The s...     [read more]

    By Guernsey Chamber of Commerce on  15 January 2024 
  • Henry Simpson joins Carey Olsen as Senior Associate

    Henry_Simpson_CareyOlsenCarey Olsen has appointed Henry Simpson as a Senior Associate in the firm's corporate and finance practice in Guernsey.   Henry joins Carey Olsen after six years at Ogier, latterly as Senior Associate, where he acted for international and local clients on complex and high-value finance tran...     [read more]

    By Carey Olsen on  15 January 2024 
  • S&P confirms Channel Islands' credit ratings

    S&P Global RatingsCredit rating agency S&P Global has affirmed Guernsey's rating at A+/A-1 with a stable outlook. This confirms the island's position as having an investment grade rating and "one of the wealthiest" jurisdictions they rate, the States of Guernsey reports. Deputy Lyndon Trott (pi...     [read more]

    By BL Global on  15 January 2024 
  • Jersey Chamber flags upcoming events

    Jersey Chamber logoThe Jersey Chamber of Commerce has announced details of its upcoming meetings. At its February Lunch, the guest speaker will be Digital Jersey CEO Tony Moretta, who will look at the island's digital future and why Jersey has to be a smart island. The event will be held on 22 February from 12:1...     [read more]

    By Jersey Chamber of Commerce on  15 January 2024 
  • Grant Thornton unveils Channel Islands promotions

    Luke Bridle_Grant ThorntonGrant Thornton Channel Islands has announced several promotions across departments in Jersey and Guernsey, including two senior positions. Luke Bridle moves to Audit Resourcing Senior Manager in Guernsey. Luke joined Grant Thornton in 2021, having spent more than five years in various roles with th...     [read more]

    By Grant Thornton on  15 January 2024 
  • Channel Islands APM announces Jersey event

    APM logo 2023The newly established Channel Islands Branch of the Association for Project Management (APM) is to hold its first event in Jersey in February.  The event is on 8 February from 5pm to 7.30pm at Prosperity 24.7, Millais House Castle Quay, and is free to attend. It will bring toge...     [read more]

    By CBO Projects on  15 January 2024 
  • Rowlands makes two promotions

    Maggie Meiklejohn RowlandsRecruitment agency Rowlands has made two new-year promotions – Maggie Meiklejohn to Operations and Finance Manager and David Lemasney to Client Experience and Team Performance Lead. Maggie brings to the new position an extensive background in operations management. She joined Rowlands in...     [read more]

    By Rowlands Recruitment on  15 January 2024 
  • JFSC launches regtech guide

    JFSC logo jan23The Jersey Financial Services Commission has launched a new guide covering financial crime and regulatory technology. The Commission says: "Regtech presents a real opportunity for Jersey. It supports the fight against financial crime, helps to facilitate high standards of business integrity an...     [read more]

    By Jersey Financial Services Commission on  11 January 2024 
  • TISE announces two senior promotions and an appointment

    Claire Totty TISE jan24The International Stock Exchange (TISE) has made two senior promotions and a new appointment.   Jersey-based Claire Totty (pictured right) has been promoted to Senior Markets Analyst, while in Guernsey Vaughn Botes has been promoted to Senior Private Markets Executive. Claire has been with TIS...     [read more]

    By TISE on  11 January 2024 
  • Guernsey Finance sets out agenda for industry update

    We Are Guernsey Logo FEB23Guernsey Finance has announced details of its annual industry update for the financial services sector, the theme for which this year is ‘Guernsey’s place in the world’.  The event takes place from 7:30am to 10am on 24 January at St James in Guernsey, where the agency will gi...     [read more]

    By We Are Guernsey on  11 January 2024 
  • Collas Crill names Gareth Bell as Guernsey Managing Partner

    GarethBell_CollasCrill thCollas Crill has appointed Gareth Bell as Managing Partner of its Guernsey office. Gareth (pictured) joined Collas Crill in 2005, having started his career as a Solicitor with Reynolds Porter Chamberlain in London, and he became a Partner at the firm five years later.  As a litigation lawyer,...     [read more]

    By Collas Crill on  10 January 2024 
  • Carly Parrott rejoins Carey Olsen as Head of Employment

    CarlyParrott_CaryOlsen_jan24 thCarey Olsen has announced that Carly Parrott has returned to the firm as Head of Employment in Guernsey.   Carly previously served as Counsel in Carey Olsen's employment team in Guernsey between 2017 and 2020.  In the interim, she has worked as a Director for Opus Private, a...     [read more]

    By Carey Olsen on  10 January 2024 
  • Nedbank Private Wealth recruits Richard Sayers

    Richard Sayers_Nedbank_jan24Richard Sayers has joined Nedbank Private Wealth’s Jersey office as Head of Client Development.  Bringing to the new role more than 30 years of experience in the offshore wealth management and private client sectors, Richard will be focusing on developing relationships with professional ...     [read more]

    By Nedbank Private Wealth on  9 January 2024 
  • Langham Hall makes top-level Jersey appointments

    Lauren Slattery_LanghamHall_jan24Financial services business Langham Hall has made two senior appointments in Jersey, with Lauren Slattery (pictured) formally appointed Head of Jersey and Chris Marshall taking over as Executive Chair. Bringing more than 20 years’ experience in private funds to the new rol...     [read more]

    By Langham Hall on  9 January 2024 
  • Ogier secures VenCap deal

    Ogier_Logo_dec22_th200Ogier's corporate and fiduciary division, Ogier Global, has been selected to provide fund services for investment advisory firm VenCap International and FSB-regulated investment manager VenCap (Channel Islands) (VCCI). This increases its fund administration division assets under administration ...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  9 January 2024 
  • HSBC names Anthony Hingley as islands Head of Global Private Banking

    Anthony Hingley_HSBC_jan24HSBC has appointed Anthony Hingley as Head of Global Private Banking (GPB) in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Anthony takes up the position from Kevin Herbert, who has retired from HSBC after a career with the bank of more than 35 years.   Anthony joined HSBC in 1999 and has worked i...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  8 January 2024 
  • Deloitte CFO survey flags positive new year

    Deloitte logo apr23The chief finance officers of the UK’s largest firms are optimistic about prospects for their businesses as they enter 2024, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO survey. Sentiment among finance leaders has risen for the second consecutive quarter – to well above average levels &ndas...     [read more]

    By Deloitte on  8 January 2024 
  • Highvern promotes in Jersey

    EmmaSyvret, Highvern, jan24Highvern has announced several senior promotions in Jersey. Emma Syvret (pictured) has been promoted to Associate Director in the funds team. Emma joined the firm five years ago, having previously spent six years working for Intertrust Group. Also promoted to Associate Director, in the Jersey...     [read more]

    By Highvern on  8 January 2024 
  • IoD Guernsey to host Deloitte's chief UK economist

    Ian Stewart_Deloitte_jan24 The IoD Guernsey Branch’s January breakfast webinar, on Friday 26 January, will hear from Ian Stewart (pictured), Partner and Chief Economist at Deloitte in the UK, who will explore the latest UK economic outlook. Ian advises clients on macroeconomics and financial markets developme...     [read more]

    By Black Vanilla on  8 January 2024 
  • Carey Olsen makes two Jersey promotions

    Arindam Madhuryya_CareyOlsen_jan24Carey Olsen has made two promotions in its investment funds and corporate team in Jersey, with Arindam Madhuryya becoming Counsel and Connor Alexander moving to Senior Associate. Arindam (pictured) guides funds, fund managers, corporates and other financial institutions on all aspects of estab...     [read more]

    By Carey Olsen on  8 January 2024 
  • Crestbridge announces Director promotions

    Simone Duhamel_Crestbridge_jan24Crestbridge has made two senior promotions in Jersey – Simone Duhamel in the finance team becomes Director, Head of Financial Performance, and Dino Vicente in the private equity team becomes Director. Simone (pictured) has been with Crestbridge since 2018, having previously worked in acc...     [read more]

    By Crystal PR on  8 January 2024 
  • TEAM announces acquisition of HBFS

    TEAM logo jan23Financial services group TEAM has acquired the entire issued share capital of Jersey-based financial planning business Homebuyer Financial Services (HBFS) for £2.4m in cash, subject to approval from the Jersey Financial Services Commission. Founded in 1988, HBFS sells investments, pensions an...     [read more]

    By Novella on  3 January 2024 
  • Collas Crill promotes three in CI

    Fritha Ford_Collas Crill_jan24Collas Crill has made three promotions in the Channel Islands. In Jersey, Fritha Ford and Lynne Calder have been promoted to Partner.  Fritha (pictured right) is a Jersey Advocate specialising in trusts-related and private client disputes. She has extensive experience of complex, high-value, ...     [read more]

    By Collas Crill on  3 January 2024 
  • Guernsey publishes strategy on combatting financial crime

    StatesofGuernsey logo jan23As part its commitment to preventing and eliminating money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (financial crime), Guernsey has published a national strategy to combat financial crime. It has also published a report on the findings of Gue...     [read more]

    By States Of Guernsey on  3 January 2024 
  • Polygon Collective launches rebrand

    Polygon Collective logo jan24Polygon Collective has launched a rebrand as the company expands across the Channel Islands. As of 1 January, all group-owned companies will come under the Polygon brand.  The businesses formerly known as Vantage Insurance Brokers in Jersey and Guernsey, as well as Vantage Underwriting and Va...     [read more]

    By Polygon Collective on  3 January 2024 
  • IoD Jersey announces first Leaders' Lunch of 2024

    IoD LogoJersey's economic future will be discussed at the first IoD Jersey Leaders’ Lunch of 2024, to be held in February. Tom Holvey (pictured), Chief Economic Advisor for the Government of Jersey, will be guest speaker.  Tom moved to Jersey in March 2022 to take up the role, which include...     [read more]

    By mixbox comms on  2 January 2024 
  • Tristan Maultby returns to Carey Olsen as Partner

    Tristan Maultby_CareyOlsen_jan24Carey Olsen has appointed Tristan Maultby as a Partner in its banking and finance practice in Jersey.   Tristan brings to the new role extensive experience advising local and international finance institutions on real estate finance, Sharia-compliant finance, leveraged finance, restructuring an...     [read more]

    By Carey Olsen on  2 January 2024 

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