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Cayman stays on top of offshore merger deals

Cayman stays on top of offshore merger deals

| 19/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): One third of all merger and acquisition deals in the offshore world in the first half of this year took place in the Cayman Islands, according to a report by a firm of international lawyers headquartered here. Cayman retained its standing as the primary target of offshore transact [...]

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Law firm seeks to block ex-employees’ new jobs

Law firm seeks to block ex-employees’ new jobs

| 19/04/2016 | 39 Comments

(CNS Business): Appleby (Cayman) Limited has filed an application for a judicial review of a decision by the chief immigration officer, who granted rival firm Harneys temporary work permits for two of their former employees. Appleby claims that at the time, it still held work permits for Jonath [...]

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Cayman deals equal 25% of all offshore merger business

Cayman deals equal 25% of all offshore merger business

| 11/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Merger and acquisition deals reached a five-year high in the Cayman Islands last year, according to offshore law firm, Appleby, which said business in Cayman accounted for around one third of the deal volume and over a quarter of the deal value for the entire offshore region. The total cu [...]

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Appleby shuts London office after MBO Review

Appleby shuts London office after MBO Review

| 06/11/2015 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Law firm Appleby has closed its London office, breaking its link with the City, in the wake of the management buyout (MBO) of its trust and fiduciary business. For offshore law firms, keeping an office in the Square Mile is a matter of some prestige and most of the major firms do [...]

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Appleby sells fiduciary business

Appleby sells fiduciary business

| 16/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Offshore trust giant, Appleby, has announced a management buyout of its fiduciary business, AFB, which includes the corporate administration, trust administration and fund services businesses. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, is backed by private equity firm

Cayman remains offshore deal leader

Cayman remains offshore deal leader

| 21/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): While the number of offshore deals took a plunge in the first quarter when compared to the previous quarter for the Cayman Islands, reports show the significant spike in the average deal size is what keeps the islands on the map as the busiest jurisdiction for offshore transaction [...]

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Cayman leads offshore deal activity in 2014

Cayman leads offshore deal activity in 2014

| 26/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands has remained the top target destination for offshore dealmaking throughout 2014, according to a report released by offshore law firm Appleby. The reported showed that the final three months of the year accounted for a quarter of all

Law firm reports boost in company registration

Law firm reports boost in company registration

| 17/12/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): There were 5,391 new company registrations in the Cayman Islands in the first half of 2014, a 17% increase over those incorporated in the jurisdiction in the preceding six months, a report by offshore law firm, Appleby, revealed. The Cayman Islands experienced the greatest percen [...]

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Offshore compulsory winding up petitions drop

Offshore compulsory winding up petitions drop

| 28/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Compulsory winding up petition filings in most offshore jurisdictions fell, on average, by 31% in the first three quarters of 2014 as compared to the same period last year, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administ [...]

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Cayman leads in offshore dealmaking

Cayman leads in offshore dealmaking

| 11/09/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands remained the top target destination for offshore dealmaking in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report released by offshore law firm Appleby. In total, Cayman attracted 205 deals with a cumulative value of USD40.6bn, accounting for 32% of the total vol [...]

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Appleby donates to 10 local charities

Appleby donates to 10 local charities

| 22/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Leading offshore firm, Appleby, announced today the success of its inaugural charity day, handing out cheques to a large number of well-known local charities.

Following a week’s advertising campaign, local charities seeking sponsorship were invited to present to the [...]

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