Tue, Sep 1, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

James Bergstrom appointed as Legal CEO at Ogier

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update: The Ogier Group have announced that James Bergstrom has been appointed as Legal Chief Executive Officer from February 2012. The Ogier Group is one of the leading providers of legal and fiduciary services and employs over 850 people across ten different jurisdictions.

Nick Kershaw, who previously held both the Group Chief Executive and the Legal Chief Executive roles, has handed over the Legal Chief Executive role to James and continues as the Group Chief Executive, having been elected for a second three year term. Nick will also be returning part time to a client facing role.

James joined Ogier's Cayman office in 1991 and became a partner in 1998. He was the Managing Partner of the Cayman office from 2002 to 2010 and head of Ogier’s global investment funds team from 2006 until the end of 2010. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2011 to head up the Hong Kong office as Managing Partner, which is now the fastest growing office in the Ogier Group.

James said "It’s a privilege to work with so many gifted and talented lawyers and I am proud to be CEO of the legal team. It is an exciting time in the Ogier Group's history as we continue to develop our legal and fiduciary offerings in the Asia Pacific region and into the Eurozone when we open in Luxembourg later this year. These developments are an integral part of our strategy to provide the most innovative and comprehensive multi-jurisdictional services, through a significant presence in each of the world’s key financial markets and across all time zones."

The Ogier Group

Press Release

BM

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Hedge funds suddenly find real money is back in Argentina's debt, Elon Musk buys more SolarCity stock following hedge fund manager short, BlackRock plans to get into rental-home financing[more]

    Hedge funds suddenly find real money is back in Argentina's debt From Bloomberg.com: The real money is back in Argentina. Before the country’s default in July 2014 (its second in 13 years), most long-term investors abandoned its bond market. As they rushed out, Argentina became a favorit

  2. Activist News - Carl Icahn has snapped up a huge stake in Freeport-McMoRan, and the stock is ripping, Meet Europe's best activist investor[more]

    Carl Icahn has snapped up a huge stake in Freeport-McMoRan, and the stock is ripping From Businessinsider.com: Carl Icahn has picked his next target: Freeport-McMoRan. Icahn and a group of other investors have snapped up an 8.46% stake in mining company Freeport-McMoRan, according to a j

  3. North America - Hedge fund manager Ray Dalio’s challenge to the Fed[more]

    From Newyorker.com: For some reason, Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve, decided to skip this year’s annual Fed conference in Jackson Hole, where monetary policymakers from the United States and abroad get together with some prominent academics to discuss the big issues of the moment. Th

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Credit-focused hedge fund Numen Capital expects more volatility in Europe in coming months[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: A London-based hedge fund, which has just hired two emerging managers, is cautious on Europe. Vassilis Paschopoulos and former Lehman’s colleague Nikos Kargadouris, launched a London-based credit-focused hedge fund called

  5. Performance - Hedge funds bruised by stocks’ meltdown, Capstone’s volatility hedge fund is having a monster month thanks to market mayhem[more]

    Hedge funds bruised by stocks’ meltdown From WSJ.com: Hedge-fund managers like to promise their investors protection from market swings. In the recent stock swoon, many were caught off guard. Billionaire managers such as Leon Cooperman, Raymond Dalio and Daniel Loeb are deeply in the red

 

banner