The war for Funds/Trust talent in Jersey, Channel Islands

  I have recently moved to Jersey with my wife, a strange choice in the eyes of many of my ex colleagues / clients / friends in the City who lambasted that it would be “boring”, “a backwater”, “no need for high quality recruitment” or “high quality professionals”. After having spent 3 months on the island, started a new boutique …

Bedell Trust announces MBO

Bedell Trust, the corporate and fiduciary services provider, has today announced a management buyout (MBO) of its business for an undisclosed sum. The MBO is backed by Inflexion, an independent private equity firm, which has over 15 years’ experience of partnering with major businesses, including a number in the financial sector. The completion of the deal is subject to regulatory …

Ogier advises on Palamon sale

Ogier, instructed by Slaughter & May, has advised Palamon Capital Partners on matters of Jersey law relating to its agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to sell Towry for £600 million to Tilney Bestinvest, which is owned by Permira funds. The combination will create one of the leading UK wealth management firms, offering clients investment management and financial planning. The combined …

Leave? What about my bonus, my study costs?!

Throughout the financial and professional services world, there are thousands of people working away who know that they want to leave their current role for pastures new… however; there is a specific portion of employees who, despite all of the intention and motivation to join somewhere new feel locked in by their current employer. It’s a sensible thing for a …