Bermuda

The rush to Bermuda: Harneys tipped to be third new firm to launch this year

20-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Harneys is understood to be the latest multi-jurisdictional offshore firm planning a Bermuda launch, following in the wake of rival Walkers.

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Appleby agrees Bridgepoint-backed MBO of fiduciary

16-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Offshore firm Appleby has agreed the management buyout (MBO) of its fiduciary business for an undisclosed sum in a deal backed by private equity house Bridgepoint.

Stock exchange

Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen represent solar investment fund Bluefield on planned flotation

14-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Norton Rose Fulbright and Carey Olsen have advised Bluefield European Solar Fund (BESF) on its intention to raise €200m on its flotation on the London Stock Exchange. 

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US and offshore firms win top roles as Exor tries to win PartnerRe from Axis

13-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison is advising investment company Exor as it announces new terms for its $6.8bn offer for Davis Polk client and reinsurer PartnerRe. 

tokyo

Harneys opens third Asia office in Tokyo

8-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Offshore firm Harneys has launched an office in Tokyo, its third location in Asia.

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Bridgepoint in talks to buy Appleby's fiduciary business

7-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Private equity giant Bridgepoint is in talks to acquire the fiduciary business of offshore firm Appleby, it has emerged.

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Bermuda

Offshore: Bermuda comes through the financial crisis stronger

20-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Walkers is set to launch in Bermuda, hot on the heels of Canada’s Bennett Jones – a major development for an island whose main players all started life there. What is the allure?

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Offshore deals, January-June 2015

20-Jul-2015

Firms had a strong and interesting start to 2015. 

Barclays

Offshore cases, January-June 2015

20-Jul-2015

The offshore cases so far this year.

 Power station

The Offshore Top 30 2015: The rankings

23-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.

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Offshore Briefings

Dating site hacked – red faces all round download

Collyer Bristow 28-Jul-2015

Awkward silences over breakfast; investors’ worries about reputational risk confirmed.

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Rock opera set up for dramatic finale

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite the best efforts of the legal and wider business community, the term ‘offshore’ generally still has pretty negative connotations among the general public.

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Stay cool and prosper

29-Jul-2013

A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing

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