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Under the Spotlight with Sam Shields

In the latest of our ‘Under the Spotlight’ articles Sam provides his thoughts on the development of Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) as a new and emerging funds jurisdiction.   ADGM is a new and unfamiliar funds jurisdiction for many. How has its fund industry evolved in the short time...

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A Catalyst for Change?

In this latest article Matt Falla talks about the future of business travel in a post-COVID-19 world where environmental concerns are high on the corporate agenda.   With business travel halted during lockdown and technology effectively replacing the gap left by air travel what does the future hold? Society has...

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Disruption in the (Virtual) Boardroom

The impact of COVID-19 has forced rapid change to so many aspects of daily life. In this article Director James Barber-Lomax and Matt Falla look at how it has affected the boardroom environment. How have board meetings changed since lockdown started? M: The obvious change is moving entirely to virtual...

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PraxisIFM supports launch of the only Fund IPO on the LSE this year

The PraxisIFM Group has provided services to the Nippon Active Value Fund (NAVF) in its listing on the London Stock Exchange in February 2020. PraxisIFM Fund Services (UK) is providing administration and corporate secretarial services and the Group’s Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM), International Fund Management Limited based in Guernsey,...

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PraxisIFM makes senior appointments in the Middle East

The PraxisIFM Group has announced a number of senior appointments in the Middle East. As the ADGM’s first licensed and regulated trust company, PraxisIFM provides a wide range of tailored services to private individuals, families, international corporate clients and investment funds. Martyn Crespel has been appointed Chairman while Dan Toft...

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PraxisIFM Secures ADGM Venture Capital Fund Manager Licence

PraxisIFM announced it has secured an ADGM Venture Capital Fund Manager licence for Hambro Perks Ventures Limited through setting up of the structure, incorporation and application to the FSRA and Registration Authority in ADGM. Only the second licence to be issued, the company aims for it to be the first...

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Renewables trend continues with successful IPO

Investment in renewables continues to show strong momentum. Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc (ORIT), a new investment trust focused on renewable energy, was admitted to the London Stock Exchange in December. The IPO was a tremendous success and raised £350 million, with the fund planning to invest in renewable energy...

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Governance award for Praxis’ Guernsey funds team

Praxis Fund Services Limited has been awarded Corporate Services Team of the Year at the ICSA Guernsey Annual Awards dinner. ICSA: The Chartered Governance Institute – is the professional body for governance and has more than 500 members and students in the Bailiwick. Its annual awards recognise the achievements of...

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Praxis Fund Services in major commercial property transaction

The team in Jersey provided corporate services for the £41million acquisition of 27/28 Esplanade by Seaton Place Limited. Completed in 2017, the property known as JTC House is a Grade A office building in central St Helier, Jersey. It provides more than 71,000 square feet spread over seven floors and...

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