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James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Hanson Renouf is shortlisted for three Citywealth Awards

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Boutique Law Firm of the Year We are very delighted to announce that Hanson Renouf has been shortlisted in the Citywealth IFC Awards as Boutique Law Firm of the Year. The Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards are now in their fifth year and were established to highlight the excellence of the advisors and managers in […]

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Continued Expansion for Enhance With Announcement of New Singapore Opening

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Enhance Group, a Jersey-grown FinTech Company providing investment services and oversight, is opening a new base in Singapore in response to continued growth. The group’s expansion into Singapore is the latest stage in a period of extensive growth for the company, with new offices opened in London and The Cayman Islands in the past […]

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Mourant Ozannes appoints Global Head of Knowledge Management

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Leading international law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has appointed Catherine Cadman as Global Head of Knowledge Management, as part of its on-going strategy to deliver the very best client experience. Catherine joins Mourant Ozannes from Irwin Mitchell LLP, a Top 20 UK firm with a reputation for innovation in knowledge management. As well as leading the […]

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Hawksford strengthens management team with four director appointments

Hawksford strengthens management team with four director appointments

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Corporate, private client and funds business, Hawksford, has enhanced its management capabilities with four director promotions. Private client specialist Steve Carr joined Hawksford, formerly Rathbones, in 2000. As director he will be responsible for developing new products and services, growing the business in new jurisdictions and expanding the private client team. A member of the […]

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Youth Gaelic football tournament expands in its second year thanks to support from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

Youth Gaelic football tournament expands in its second year thanks to support from ABN AMRO Bank Jersey

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over 100 youth Gaelic footballers from Jersey, Guernsey and France competed in the second annual Jersey Irish Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) ‘Youngstars’ tournament on Saturday 4th July. ABN AMRO Bank Jersey is the official sponsor of the Junior Jersey and Guernsey Irish GAA teams. As part of the sponsorship the private bank helped to cover […]

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PwC: Opportunities abound for the Channel Islands as global alternative assets predicted to reach $15.3 trillion by 2020

PwC: Opportunities abound for the Channel Islands as global alternative assets predicted to reach $15.3 trillion by 2020

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A predicted rise of investment in alternative assets is expected to offer significant opportunities for Guernsey and Jersey, as premier locations for alternative asset funds and fund managers, in the coming years. According to ‘Alternative Asset Management in 2020: Fast Forward to Centre Stage’, a report just published by PwC, investments in alternatives could double […]

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Jersey Startup Launches Brand New Ethical Search Engine

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey welcomes the news that a brand new ethical search engine, Storm, from Jersey-based start-up Storm Technologies Ltd, has launched. The startup is headed up by CEO Kevin Taylor, formerly of security giant Symantec, he has over 25 years experience in the field of data protection and information privacy. Storm allows users to raise […]

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Brian O’Mahoney appointed finance director and group chief operating officerat Ravenscroft

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

RAVENSCROFT has appointed a new finance director and group chief operating officer with more than 20 years’ experience in offshore finance. Brian O’Mahoneyhas built up a close relationship with the independent stockbroking and investment management firm in recent years. As former finance director at Legis he has worked alongside and reported to the principals at […]

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RAW CAPITAL PARTNERS LAUNCHES NEW MORTGAGE FUND

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey based, boutique asset management company, RAW Capital Partners, has launched its sixth Fund, an alternative lending Fund focussed on mortgage lending. The Fund aims to build upon the growing excitement about the P2P (Peer-to-Peer) lending space with a Fund that Tim Parkes, RAW’s lead Manager for this new Fund, describes as “Many-to-Many”. Parkes goes […]

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Carey Olsen advises on KWE’s£300 million debut senior unsecured bond issuance

Carey Olsen advises on KWE’s£300 million debut senior unsecured bond issuance

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised Jersey-basedLSE-listed property company Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc (LSE: KWE) on the successful close of its £300 million debut senior unsecured bond. The unsecured bond has an annual fixed coupon to the Company of 3.95%, which was effectively reduced to 3.35% as a result of KWE entering into swap arrangements […]

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