January 16, 2021

Caribbean Examinations Council Pilots E-Certificates on the Blockchain

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The Blockcerts open standard was selected because it provides vendor independence for records issuance, sharing, storage, and verification. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – October 29, 2018 – (Newswire.com) In a move aimed at boosting security and portability of official examinations records, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and Learning Machine Technologies announced today that the CXC will pilot […]

Scythian Biosciences appoints Gabriel Meneses as Vice President of Latin America and Caribbean

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Global Business Development Expert Roberto Pérez Ruiz Joins Company’s Senior Team TORONTO, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scythian Biosciences Corp. (the “Company” or “Scythian”) (TSXV:SCYB) (Frankfurt:9SB) (OTC – Nasdaq Intl:SCCYF) is pleased to announce the appointments of Gabriel Meneses and Roberto Pérez Ruiz to the Company’s senior leadership team and the engagement of Houston, […]

Stockholm hedge fund group IPM launches Delaware feeder fund

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From hedgeweek Systematic macro hedge fund manager IIPM has launched a Delaware feeder fund to respond to increased demand from a large pool of investors in the US wanting easy access its flagship macro strategy. The fund which was seeded on 1 June by IPM will feed into its Cayman flagship master fund, launched 11 […]

Cayman Finance New York Briefing reaffirms Cayman as industry leader

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By Cayman Finance Over  150 attendees from both New York and the Cayman Islands recently gathered at the 4th annual Cayman Finance New York Breakfast Briefing held at the Harvard Club of New York City at which Cayman Finance CEO Mr Jude Scott described Cayman as “the premier global financial hub”. In his presentation, Mr […]

Azabu Value Partners launch Japan Equity Fund

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Tokyo financial industry veterans establish Japan-focused fundamental equity long/short strategy. TOKYO (PRWEB) DECEMBER 20, 2016 Azabu Value Partners (Cayman) (“Azabu Value”) announced the launch of the Azabu Value Master Fund, a Japan-focused fundamental equity long/short strategy under the umbrella of Rogers Investment Advisors KK on December 5, 2016. The Azabu Value Master Fund (“The Fund”) […]

HR meets the Caribbean: DisruptHR Cayman

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By Chris Bailey From HR Gazette Human Resources (HR), Human Capital Consulting (HCC) Personnel and the host of other names this department is called has gone through a massive overhaul in the last decade. People want to work for cool companies but what makes a company cool? Sure the brand has something to do with […]

The Importance of Stability in the Evolving Hedge Fund Administration Market

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By Stephen Lewis, Maples Fund Services In the wake of a number of recent acquisitions in the hedge fund administration market, including Citigroup’s decision to sell its Alternative Investment Services unit to SS&C Technologies, there has been a general sense of uncertainty for buyers of administration services. While some service providers are seeking to capitalize […]

Cayman Islands: Understanding The AIFMD distribution landscape

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By Derek Delaney From DMS Offshore Investment Services “I was in Chicago recently. A German pension fund said they had a USD500m allocation in a Chicago-based fund. They wanted to know that they could continue having a relationship with the manager and they said that having the depositary guarantee (under AIFMD) was important to their […]

Aon continues to strengthen its senior management team

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GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman: Aon Insurance Managers (Cayman) Limited continues to reinforce its senior management team with the appointment of Gillian Owen, Director. Gillian’s responsibilities range from Relationship Management and Business Development through to operational excellence. “Gillian is a welcome and valuable addition to the Aon Cayman management team and brings a range and depth […]

As CEC continues to grow, so does the internship programme

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CEC and zone companies invite Cayman’s youth to take internships within Cayman’s tech focused Special Economic Zone. 16th May – George Town, Grand Cayman: Cayman Enterprise City, Cayman’s award-winning Special Economic Zone today launches its ‘2nd Annual Internship Drive’. Following a successful internship initiative last summer where 2 young people won internships within the Special […]