Hedge funds globally were up 0.24 percent during the month of November, with 2017 year-to-date returns coming in at 7.19 percent. What’s more, they are on track to post 12 consecutive months of gains in an annual year for the first time on record since 1999, according to the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index.
Two specialists in banking and finance and investment funds have joined Ogier in Cayman, as part of a period of growth for the team.
Maples Fund Services, the global fund services provider and division of MaplesFS, has appointed Brendan Tyne as head of business development for North America.
Global offshore law firm Harneys has appointed Nick Hoffman as head of its litigation and insolvency practice.
Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has expanded its finance practice in the Cayman Islands with the appointment of Dylan Wiltermuth, who has joined the firm as counsel.
Ogier has boosted its restructuring and insolvency practice with the appointment of Marc Kish as a partner in its Cayman Islands team.
Harneys has hired Daniella Skotnicki into its Cayman Islands funds practice as a senior associate effective 02 October 2017. She joins from Ogier.
Deborah Barker-Roye, an associate in Ogier’s Cayman Dispute Resolution team, has been called to the Cayman Islands Bar.
Law firm Higgs & Johnson has named Jo-Anne Stephens as senior associate. Stephens has more than 11 years of experience in the profession and joined the Cayman office of Higgs & Johnson in 2015 as a member of the firm’s Private Client & Wealth Management and Commercial Transactions practice groups.
Appleby has promoted Caymanian attorney Liesl Richter to the position of counsel, following a round of promotions across its global offices.