News Tagged: Press Release

Altair opens Guernsey office

Michel Davy 31 July 2017 Category: Press Release

Altair Limited announces the opening of its office in Guernsey.  With the establishment of Altair Guernsey Limited, Altair becomes the first fully licensed pan-Channel Islands independent director services business.

Michel Davy, Managing Director of Altair Guernsey Limited said “We are delighted to be able to build on the Altair success story and become the first bespoke directorship services firm to be licensed by the GFSC.  With the ever-increasing drive for genuine substance on boards and effective corporate governance, the need for high quality, proactive independent directors with relevant expertise and asset class experience has never been greater.  The team in Guernsey, with their wide-ranging board experience and knowledge of the Guernsey funds and corporate services industry, will now mean that the Altair group is uniquely placed to service this need across the Channel Islands.”

Originally founded in Jersey in 2012, Altair has a large and impressive array of institutional…

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Jacqueline Richomme joins Altair as an independent director

Julia Chapman 26 February 2016 Category: Press Release

The Board of Altair Partners Limited ("Altair") is delighted to announce that Jacqueline Richomme, a Jersey Lawyer and former partner of offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes, has recently joined Altair and will be enhancing the directorship services offering provided by it.

Jacqueline, who has practised in Jersey with Mourant Ozannes for over 30 years and will continue as a consultant to the firm, is widely recognised as a leading legal expert in the investment funds field.

Julia Chapman, director from Altair said "We are delighted that Jacqueline has joined us, she brings a breadth of experience and knowledge which will provide a valuable addition to our directorship offering".

Julia Chapman appointed to GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited

Ian Lambert 01 October 2015 Category: Press Release

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Gray and Julia Chapman as non-executive Directors of the Company with effect from 1 October 2015.  Michael Gray has also been appointed as a member of the Company's Audit Committee and Julia Chapman has been appointed as a member of the Company's Investment Committee.

Michael Gray (FCIBS) is a Jersey resident, a qualified Corporate Banker and Corporate Treasurer.  Michael was most recently the Regional Managing Director, Corporate Banking for RBS International, based in Jersey but with responsibility for The Royal Bank of Scotland's Corporate Banking Business in the Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories.

In a career spanning 31 years with The Royal Bank of Scotland, Michael has undertaken a vairety of roles including that of an Auditor for 4 years and has extensive general management and lending experience across a number of industries.  Prior to moving to Jersey in 2005, Michael was Regional Director with…

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Altair to Exhibit at the Channel Islands Funds Forum 2015

Julia Chapman 27 August 2015 Category: Press Release

The BL Channel Islands Funds Forum "Stepping into the Light" is being held on Thursday 1st October at the Radisson Blue Waterfront Hotel, 9am - 3pm.

The event organised by BL in partnership with PwC, sponsored by Appleby and supported by Rossborough, Puritas and Altair will include a variety of panel discussions, presentations and breakout sessions covering the following:-

  • What's in store for the islands' funds industries in the coming year
  • Do infrastructure and natural resources offer opportunities
  • Will technology mean the end of the traditional fund manager
  • Can the islands make a mark in African private equity
  • Reviews of the fund administration and legal landscapes
  • Are investors demanding more control of what is done with their money. And is the blind pool declining.
  • Current trends and issues in fund liquidation and restructuring
  • Guernsey vs Jersey - is there really much difference.

There will be plenty of opportunities to network on the day and t…

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Web specialist joins Altair

Julia Chapman 18 July 2016 Category: Press Release

The Board of Altair Partners Limited ("Altair") is delighted to announce that Matthew Robins, Webreality’s chief executive and a leading expert in business consulting, has recently joined Altair as a consultant.

Matthew is an expert in online and marketing technology and is regularly sought after by clients and other organisations for professional advice and opinion.  With the continuing growth of technology funds and the increased focus on the need for real substance and relevant industry expertise on boards, Matthew’s experience will significantly enhance Altair’s directorship services in this niche area. 

Matthew, who has almost 20 years' experience in marketing and communications management, including 9 years as Marketing Director at Mourant Ozannes, will also continue in his existing role at Webreality and his other businesses in the health tech and media sectors.

Ian Lambert, director from Altair said “I have worked closely with Matthew for several years on the board of…

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Altair to sponsor the Jersey Finance Annual Funds Conference 2015

Julia Chapman 14 January 2015 Category: Press Release

Altair are one of the sponsors at the forthcoming 'Winning Moves' event being held at the award winning 8 Northumberland Avenue on the 19 March and will see broadcaster, journalist and author, Jeremy Paxman, question world-class funds professionals as well as give a closing address.

The conference will provide a compelling and in-depth insight into the global funds landscape provided by funds experts and is set to attract numerous practitioners including lawyers, fund managers and other finance professionals. There will also be plenty of opportunities to network at the drinks reception following the event.  For more information, please click on the following link Winning Moves

Henderson appoints Julia Chapman as a Non-Executive Director

Ian Lambert 02 February 2015 Category: Press Release

The Board of Henderson Far East Income Limited ('the Company') announced that Julia Chapman has been appointed as a non-executive director with effect from 30 January 2015.

Mr John Russell, Chairman of the Company, said "the Directors and I are delighted that Julia has agreed to join us brining to the Board her valuable experience from her extensive career in the investment fund sector."

This appointment is made in the context of the Board's succession plans and, in line with the Company's succession planning policy as highlighted in the 2014 Annual Report, the Board considered that Julia's background, experience, skills and knowledge was complementary and beneficial to the balance of the Board.   Source:  The London Stock Exchange

Altair - First Director Services to be Licensed by the JFSC

Ian Lambert 13 November 2014 Category: Press Release

Altair Partners Limited is the first bespoke director services firm to be licensed by the JFSC. In addition to providing directors on a variety of fund structures (private equity, hedge, real estate, listed), and self-managed board services, consultancy services and training, they are one of the first Jersey companies to offer external AIFMD risk management services.

With qualified accountants, lawyers, real estate and investment specialists on the team averaging 25 years’ experience each, Altair can assist with strategy, formulation and delivery. Their clients include a large and impressive array of institutional, entrepreneurial and independent clients, including private equity, real estate and hedge funds, public and private companies, investment banks, investment advisers, governments and quasi-governmental organisations.  Their experience of overseeing publicly recognised deals evidences the wide-ranging capabilities for which clients seek their services.

Altair promotes be…

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