June 15, 2021

Asahi looks to offload stake in China’s Tsingtao Brewery to focus on Europe

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KYODO From The Japan Times Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. said Thursday it is looking to sell some or all of its 20 percent stake in Tsingtao Brewery Co., China’s second-largest beer maker, to focus resources on growing its European business. Asahi, Japan’s largest brewery, acquired the stake in 2009 from Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, becoming […]

Uniregistry Market announces record sales in its secondary market

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Uniregistry Market, the world’s leading boutique domain marketplace, announced today that it has sold 3617 domains totaling more than 29,000,000 USD in the first 8 months of 2017.   The number of transactions increased by more than 24% over the same time period in 2016, while total […]

Collas Crill grows Asia offering with Hong Kong presence

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Following its expansion into BVI, offshore law firm Collas Crill has established a representative office in Hong Kong and appointed Simon Fraser, also based in Hong Kong, as a consultant to the firm. The firm, that currently has offices in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey, London and Singapore, will expand its network in Asia as it […]

Australian authorities arrest 4 in alleged airplane terrorist plot

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By Sherisse Pham and Samantha Beech, From CNN Sydney (CNN)Australian authorities arrested four men Saturday over a foiled a terror plot to bring down an airplane, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said. Police said it was an Islamist-inspired plot, but they did not link the plan to a specific terrorist group. Officers became aware people in […]

Intertrust Cayman Islands launches support for the Special Needs Foundation

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George Town, Grand Cayman, 27 July 2017 Intertrust has been the title sponsor of the Cayman Islands Marathon for seven years supporting the islands biggest sporting event since 2011. This year Intertrust has teamed up with Cross Fit 7 Mile to create a unique marathon training programme. Led by long distance running authority Scott Ruby, […]

Singapore’s APS Asset Management inks deal with Rothschild Asset Management

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From Asia Asset Management Singapore-based boutique asset management firm APS Asset Management (APS) has signed a strategic partnership deal with New York-based Rothschild Asset Management Inc (Rothschild) to strengthen their presence globally. Under the deal, the companies will undertake general marketing for each other in their respective countries. “In the world of asset management, companies […]

Intertrust clients donate significant funds to Cayman Islands Cancer Society

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Intertrust Cayman, on behalf of its clients, was thrilled to deliver a cheque for USD163,981.00 to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). The donation will go towards fundraising efforts to purchase a new mammogram machine for George Town Hospital. The new mammogram machine will replace the current equipment donated by the CICS just over ten […]

Ogier’s Hong Kong office advises on one of Asia’s first hedge funds structured utilising Cayman LLCs

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Ogier has advised on an innovative and high profile Asian fund launch, one of the first hedge funds established under the new Cayman Islands Limited Liability Companies Law. Ogier acted as Cayman Islands legal advisor to Vanhau Asset Management Limited, a Hong Kong based investment manager founded by Vishweshwar Anantharam and William Hau, on the […]

Cayman Islands: Ingrid Pierce Talks Hedge Funds In Opalesque Cayman Roundtable

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Article by Ingrid Pierce Walkers With about 1,230 new CIMA fund registrations in 2016, the Cayman Islands remain the undisputed leader in offshore funds. A closer look at the numbers reveal that 2016 has seen an interesting shift in geographical regions for Cayman fund launches. For example, the numbers from Europe are down but they […]

Stanford students recreated a 5,000-year-old Chinese beer

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By Derrick Rossignol It’s so old it took an archeologist to discover the recipe. Homebrewing is a niche hobby today, but before the industrialization of the industry, a lot of beer was made in people’s kitchens. Li Liu, a professor in Chinese archaeology at Stanford, was part of a team that recently discovered a 5,000-year-old […]