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PE still a ‘seller’s market’, says Risk Capital Partners’ Luke Johnson

| May 23, 2016

Risk Capital Partners’ Luke Johnson believes private equity remains a ‘seller’s market’ with a ‘huge weight of money to be invested’.   The entrepreneur, one of Britain’s leading businessmen, spoke in front of an audience of nearly 500 at the Guernsey Funds Forum in London last week [12 May].   “The current climate, unlike quite […]

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Made in Chelsea came to Guernsey, courtesy of Condor

| May 23, 2016

A group of Chelsea Pensioners, as well as Gurkhas, were brought to the island by Condor Ferries as part of the Liberation celebrations.  A full week of activities saw the Chelsea Pensioners visiting various groups, including the Guernsey Freemasons, the Ex-Service Men’s Club and the Guernsey Sporting Club (the three main sponsors of the Pensioners), […]

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Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

| May 23, 2016

Having a clearly defined environment, social and governance (ESG) policy is now a key factor in attracting investors to a fund, a London funds audience has heard. Nearly 500 delegates attended the Guernsey Funds Forum in London last week [12 May] to hear a panel of leading funds experts debate investor perspectives, including a focus […]

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More accolades for ARC

| May 23, 2016

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has been named the Investment Monitoring Company of the Year for the second year in a row at the Annual Citywealth Magic Circle awards. In addition, ARC’s Group Managing Director, Graham Harrison was named as Outstanding Individual of the Year and Suggest us, ARC’s research portal, was awarded Technology Vendor of […]

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Mourant Ozannes doubles Counsel firepower

| May 23, 2016

Leading offshore law firm, Mourant Ozannes, has announced an unprecedented number of promotions to Counsel across its Guernsey and Jersey offices. A total of nine lawyers from across the firm’s Channel Island offices have been appointed as Counsel in the global promotion round, more than doubling the total number of lawyers in this role. Jonathan […]

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Tri it for MUG

| May 23, 2016

 Guernsey guys are being urged to Try-A-Tri for Male Uprising Guernsey. 125 ladies completed their first triathlon in October 2015. The triathlon novices embraced the spirit of the event and swam, cycled and ran under the guidance of Get Fit Guernsey, and the organisers are now challenging men to have a go. ‘Now it’s the […]

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EY’s Chris Bold listed in Accountancy Age’stop ‘35 under 35- Practice’

| May 23, 2016

EY’s Chris Bold has been named as one of the best and brightest accountancy young practice talents by Accountancy Age. In recognition of Young Professionals Day (on Monday 9 May), the publication’s fifth annual ’35 under 35 – Practice’ list named 35 accountancy professionals in the UK of which Chris Bold, a senior manager at […]

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Saffery Champness audit manager listed in Top 35 Under 35

| May 23, 2016

A local audit manager from Saffery Champness has been recognised by Accountancy Age magazine as part of its ‘Top 35 Under 35’ listing. Lindsey Dean has been named in the fifth annual list which highlights some of the best and brightest accounting practice talent across the UK and Channel Islands. Mrs Dean began her career […]

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Bedell is named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in private wealth awards

| May 23, 2016

Bedell Trust has been named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2016. The award follows both a period of significant expansion by Bedell Trust and its recent announcement of a management buyout designed to further accelerate its growth plans. In September last year Bedell Trust acquired a majority stake in […]

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Saffery Champness named Independent Trust Company 2016by WealthBriefing

| May 23, 2016

Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey has won the‘independent trust company’ award at the 2016 WealthBriefing European Awards from a shortlist of five global trust and fiduciary companies. Now in its fourth year, the WealthBriefing European Awards saw more than 500 senior banking and wealth management professionals attend the gala event at The Guildhall, London, […]

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