Tue, Apr 28, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Acquisition will see first Brazilian corporation establish Guernsey base

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update - Agreement has been reached in principle for Guernsey fund administration firm Fund Corporation to be acquired by Brazilian emerging markets specialist Providence Financial, subject to regulatory approval.

All 10 Fund Corporation employees will join a newly-established Providence Financial Guernsey office.

Fund Corporation was founded in 2007 by the Trust Corporation Group and specialises in fund and investment administration across a wide range of asset classes and fund structures, particularly in assisting entrepreneurial clients looking to expand their operations with a proactive business partner.

Trust Corporation Executive Chairman and Fund Corporation Director Michael Betley said: “Fund Corporation has worked with Providence Financial for some time and their acquisition of the business is a timely and effective way for them to establish a dedicated presence in Guernsey.

“The transaction will result in Trust Corporation concentrating on its principal business focus since inception 11 years ago, that of handling complex and demanding client matters in the trust arena.”

Providence Financial is a global business, headquartered in London, with administrative hubs in Guernsey, Miami and Sao Paulo and significant operations in Brazil.

Paul Everitt, currently Managing Director of Fund Corporation , who will continue to head up the Guernsey operation and also be responsible for the London office, said: “As a service provider we discovered that we shared our client’s vision of the future. This is an exciting opportunity as Providence Financial is aspirational about growing its Guernsey business.

“Guernsey has been chosen as the offshore hub for what will become a global integrated financial services platform and we look forward to the impetus that this will provide for the fund administration team.”

Trust Corporation will continue to employ 25 people at Kings House, its premises in the Grange.

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. U.S. does not want hedge funds to invest in offshore re-insurers for tax purposes[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday introduced a new rule aimed at limiting hedge funds’ ability to reduce their tax bills by investing in insurance companies in offshore tax havens. As a general rule, the U.S. tax laws does not allow hedge funds to use off

  2. Ruling: Hedge funds suing Argentina can have access to bond offering details[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in Manhattan ruled yesterday that hedge funds are entitled to details of a recent bond offering by Buenos Aires, reports

  3. Fund managers express concern of overvaluation in both equity and bond markets[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: According to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey, investors see growing overvaluations in both

  4. Update: Wall Street has strong feelings about Jon Corzine trying to make a comeback[more]

    From Businessinsider.com.au: Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine is thinking about starting his own hedge fund, according to the Wall Street Journal, and because of the way his last firm imploded, Wall Street has strong feelings about that. “Truth is the larger seeders would never give him money

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Cybersecurity and hedge funds - A manager’s experience, Part Four[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Ruane, Cunniff and Goldfarb, Inc. used to have their own IT infrastructure. Todd Ruoff, Executive Vice President in charge of trading, operations and technology, was responsible for its maintenance. Then he started looking at outsourced providers a couple of

 

banner