Business News

Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

Advocate John Rimmer Listed in Global Who’s Who

Advocate John Rimmer is celebrating his nomination in one of the legal industry’s most prestigious global listings having been nominated amongst the Most Highly Regarded Individuals for offshore litigation in the Who’s Who Legal: Private Clients 2014. The listing recognises John Rimmer as one of the world’s leading practitioners in his field, describing him as […]

Ruth Robinson Shortlisted for the Power Women Awards

Boston is delighted to announce that Ruth Robinson, Director and Head of Boston Family Office, has been shortlisted for the Citywealth Power Women Awards in two categories: “Woman of the Year: Leadership (Professional Services)” and “Champion of the Year: Mentoring”. The Power Women awards were introduced by Citywealth to champion women in the wealth sector […]

Super users of Instagram hit the Isle of Man

Some of the leading users of social media site Instagram have returned to the Isle of Man for a second time to photograph the wildlife, panoramas, towns and people in all their glory. With just under 1.5 million followers between them, Finn Beales (@finn), Jiri Siftar (@jeera), Dan Rubin (@Danrubin) and Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) are […]

Business News

BOAL & CO WINS EMPLOYER AWARD FROM QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Boal & Co has received a prestigious award from Queen’s University Belfast in recognition of its support over the last six years with Queen’s undergraduate placement programme. Based in Isle of Man Business Park, Boal & Co recently took on two more Actuarial Science placement students from Queen’s for the third year of their four-year […]

Jersey Business appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The board of Jersey Business has announced the appointment of Graeme Smith as a director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to his appointment Mr. Smith has been a senior banker with over 25 years of experience with NatWest and the RBS International.  He moved to Jersey in 2003 with RBS International, one […]

Jersey Business appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The board of Jersey Business has announced the appointment of Graeme Smith as a director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to his appointment Mr. Smith has been a senior banker with over 25 years of experience with NatWest and the RBS International.  He moved to Jersey in 2003 with RBS International, one […]

Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

Events

Untapped talent: Collas Crill seminar to discuss employing people with autism

People with autism are a pool of untapped talent for Guernsey employers. But how can businesses ensure they make the most of their talents, and what happens if employers get it wrong? Collas Crill employment law specialist Emma Parr, with Autism Guernsey’s Chief Operating Officer Andy Graham, will highlight the significant disadvantages that people with […]

IoD Management Shadowing Awards

Eliza Collenette from the Grammar School has won the 2014 Institute of Directors (IoD) Guernsey Management Shadowing Awards. The awards,sponsored by KPMG,were held at the Duke of Richmond Hotel on 15 October and Eliza was one of ten finalists shortlisted from over 60 who completed the programme.  Eliza shadowed Fiona Naftel atLes Cotils.   Her winning […]

Island’s first off-road triathlon this Sunday!

Granite Mann – the Island’s first ever off-road triathlon – takes place this Sunday (October 26) at Cringle Plantation. The event is being organised by The Children’s Centre and sponsored by PwC, one of the leading firms of chartered accountants on the Island. So far, more than 50 individuals and 30 teams have entered with […]

King William’s College Invites 2014 Sixth Form Scholarship Applications

King William’s College has opened invitations for its annual Sixth Form Scholarship examinations, which is open to all school pupils due to enter lower sixth, or Year 12, in September 2015. Academic Scholarships, as well as Music, Drama and Sports Awards are available. This year’s examinations are to be held on Saturday 15th November, with […]

Appointments

UK Regional focus for new Business Development Manager

The Department of Economic Development has announced the appointment of Paul Maddocks as Business Development Manager to its Financial Services team. John Garland, Head of Corporate Financial Services, Department of Economic Development commented:   ‘Paul will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of a programme designed to generate additional business for the Isle […]

Recruits for Class of 2014 welcomed by PwC Channel Islands

PwC Channel Islands has welcomed a host of new faces to its offices in Jersey and Guernsey. As part of this year’s ‘Class of 2014’, the Jersey and Guernsey offices of PwC have welcomed a total of 18 new recruits in Guernsey and 19 in Jersey. The new faces, who are all now embarking on […]

Mourant Ozannes welcomes new partner to Jersey funds practice

Offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has consolidated its position as the clear market leader in Jersey funds with the recruitment of new partner Tim Morgan. A leading light in the specialist funds and offshore corporate space for more than a decade, Tim qualified as an English Solicitor with Taylor Wessing and, following a period at […]

Equiom Group Appoints FATCA Specialist

Leading international trust and corporate services provider, Equiom, has announced the appointment of Andrew Halsall as FATCA and Regulatory Reporting Manager. The new position has been created in response to the increasing complexity of requirements around FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard and is intended to ensure the highest standards of compliance and client care […]

Community News

World-First Integrated Mobile Health ServiceLaunches in Jersey

Digital Jersey is delighted to announce that babylon, a leading UK mobile health company, will be launching a new smartphone application in Jersey on the 17 November 2014.  Jersey will be the first jurisdiction to pioneer mass deployment of the babylon service.  Digital Jersey has been working closely with babylon, the States of JerseySocial Security […]

Long established island business goes green

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

Long established island business goes green

Jersey’s longest established auction site, Glencoe, which is operated by Simon Drieu & Co Ltd, has gone green by moving its systems to the cloud, cutting its paper usage by up to 40%. ‘We’ve spent the last three months moving our systems to the cloud to enable us to cut back on the amount of […]

Department set to introduce measures to help meet budget target

The Department of Infrastructure is set to introduce a package of measures aimed at securing the additional income necessary to meet its challenging budget target. The changes are being progressed to ensure the Isle of Man Government achieves its national priority of rebalancing public finances by 2016. The Department is responsible for delivering revenue savings […]

Charity News

Family Nursing & Home Care charity golf day raises £10,000

The sixth annual Family Nursing & Home Care (FNHC) Golf Day, sponsored by Premier Contractors, took place on Friday 29th August 2014 at La Moye Golf Club. The Golf Day raised £10,000 for the charity and was won by a team from the sponsor Premier Contractors, led by Richard Brocken. The winning team of four […]

Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association Jersey branch. The soaking, which will take place on Hawksford’s terrace on Friday 29th August, has been organised to raise money for the charity as a valued […]

Rain doesn’t stop the footy fundraising

Manx Cancer Help and the Mifumi School project in Uganda are both to benefit following the Standard Bank charity football tournament on 12th July which raised £2,000. Despite heavy rain throughout the event which prompted organisers to cancel the family fun element of the day, the football carried on and was enjoyed by everyone who […]

2014-2015 mayoral charity appeal launched

Douglas Mayor Councillor Stan Cain has selected three charities for his mayoral charity appeal.   Three charities will benefit: Cruse Bereavement Care, Douglas Live At Home Scheme and St Mary’s Lourdes Youth. The selection was announced at a reception at the town hall for the charities’ representatives and supporters. Rebecca Watson of St Mary’s Lourdes […]

Other News

Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

| October 23, 2014

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

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Pinel Advocates ranked highly by 2015 editions of Legal 500 and IFLR 1000

| October 23, 2014

Pinel Advocates has been ranked by the 2015 editions of the independent legal directories, Legal 500 and the ILFR 1000.  The firm was praised for its work in banking, finance, corporate and commercial and investment funds. The Legal 500 praised Pinel Advocates for being “prompt”, “small and nimble”.  The directory continued to say that Pinel […]

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Pinel Advocates ranked highly by 2015 editions of Legal 500 and IFLR 1000

| October 23, 2014

Pinel Advocates has been ranked by the 2015 editions of the independent legal directories, Legal 500 and the ILFR 1000.  The firm was praised for its work in banking, finance, corporate and commercial and investment funds. The Legal 500 praised Pinel Advocates for being “prompt”, “small and nimble”.  The directory continued to say that Pinel […]

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Carey Olsen ranked tier 1 for its corporate and funds work across the Channel Islands by IFLR1000

| October 22, 2014

Carey Olsen’s work in the financial andcorporate and investment funds areas in Guernsey and Jersey has been recognised by the legal industry in the2015 International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000) guide. The new results come just after the firm gained tier 1 rankings across all of its Channel Island practice areas in The UK Legal […]

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