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Channel Islands show solidity in turbulent times

Channel Islands show solidity in turbulent times

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:25

The investment industry, like the financial world as a whole, may be suffering from the impact of the credit crunch, stock market slump and global economic downturn, but the private equity sector i »

Jersey attracts global fund administrators

Jersey attracts global fund administrators

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:22

Having looked after private equity business in Guernsey for over two decades, Northern Trust has 'exported' its capability to Jersey. »

The Channel Islands: a base for private equity

The Channel Islands: a base for private equity

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:21

Over the past couple of decades, Jersey and Guernsey have both positioned themselves as key centres for establishing offshore funds, particularly in the alternatives sectors of real estate and priv »

Private equity administration resists market gloom

Private equity administration resists market gloom

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:19

Financial service providers in the Channel Islands are feeling the downdraft of the economic crisis as overall levels of assets under management or administration stagnate or decline slightly, but »

Unregulated funds boost Jersey's arsenal

Unregulated funds boost Jersey's arsenal

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:15

The introduction by the Jersey Financial Services Commission in February 2008 of a system that allows Unregulated Funds to be established in the island is a reflection of its growing maturity as a »

Alternative Investment Strategies expands board with former Co-op investment manager

Alternative Investment Strategies expands board with former Co-op investment manager

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 16:08

The board of Alternative Investment Strategies, the first fund of hedge funds to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has announced the appointment of former Co-op investment manager Ri »

Jersey's financial services industry demonstrates resilience during testing times

Jersey's financial services industry demonstrates resilience during testing times

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 15:58

The latest figures compiled by the Jersey Financial Services Commission indicate that fund and other business in the island held up well during the third quarter of the year despite the di »

Michelle Sweda joins 2100 Xenon Group as director of client services

Michelle Sweda joins 2100 Xenon Group as director of client services

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 12:02

Chicago-based 2100 Xenon Group has announced the appointment of Michelle Sweda as Director of Client Services, responsible for client service, business development and marketing and report »

Lighthouse partners takes on GlobeOp for fund of hedge funds administration

Lighthouse partners takes on GlobeOp for fund of hedge funds administration

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 05:58

Lighthouse Partners, a fund of hedge funds manager with more than USD6bn in assets under management, has announced it will expand its relationship with GlobeOp Financial Services to full-s »

Deutsche Börse changes rules for equity indices following Porsche's short squeeze

Deutsche Börse changes rules for equity indices following Porsche's short squeeze

Wed, 26/11/2008 - 16:29

Deutsche Börse has announced changes to the methodology of its equity indices in response to some of the issues raised by Porsche's short squeeze on Volkswagen shares, which momentari »

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