Tag Archives: Bermuda

Bermuda Spotlights Fintech Innovation at Consensus 2019

15 May
Bermuda-Fintech-Innovation

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2019–Bermuda highlighted its world-respected regulatory and legal framework for fintech innovation business, as a delegation of government and industry experts returned for a second year to “Blockchain Week” in New York for Consensus 2019. Bermuda Premier David Burt describes the island’s fintech innovations in an interview with Paul Sweeney and Lisa […]

How To Invest In Bermuda

09 Oct
Bermuda Boat

Why Invest In Bermuda? Bermuda is an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean that is known for its resorts and also as an offshore financial hub. With a population of just 65,000 people, its economy is small and so most investors would not even consider Bermuda as an investment destination. However, in its transformation into […]

The Netherlands is world’s biggest conduit to offshore tax havens

27 Jul
Offshore Tax Havens

‘Only five big countries act as conduit-OFCs,’ the researchers from Corpnet said in a new report. ‘Together these five conduits channel 47% of corporate offshore investment from tax havens, according to the data we analysed.’ The two biggest conduits by far are the Netherlands (23%) and the United Kingdom (14%), followed by Switzerland (6%), Singapore […]

Brazilian investment manager, Captalys, launches its first offshore fund

22 Mar
Brazilian investment manager - Landscape, Sol, Horizon, Panorama, Brazil, Afternoon

Brazilian investment manager, Captalys, launches its first offshore fund with the support of Apex Fund Services as administrator. Captalys has BRL 1.5BN in AUM and invests in Brazilian private credit. The onshore fund has a six-year track-record (returning 20.2% last year and 19.3% in 2015) and started 2017 positively, gaining 1.7% in January. The recently […]

Global investment flowing through tax havens grows by $700bn

10 Feb
British Virgin Islands for Global Investments

The portion of global investment flowing through tax havens has risen by $700bn in two years, according to an analysis by ActionAid. The NGOs evaluation of data from the International Monetary Fund evidences a 5% increase in investment moving through tax havens between 2013 and 2015, from $11.8tn to $12.5tn. ActionAid said this growth was […]

Sun Life Financial to acquire pension business of FWD Hong Kong

05 Aug
Hong Kong pension business

Will strengthen Sun Life Financials’ position in the Hong Kong pension market TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) announced today that Sun Life Hong Kong Limited (“Sun Life HK”) will acquire the pension business of FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited (“FWD”), consisting of Mandatory Provident Fund […]