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Our London team provides a comprehensive range of administration services and first-class client support, both to our local and international clients. Services include corporate administration, private client, fund administration, and family office.

Why the UK?

London is one of the largest financial centres in the world and is home to around 480 overseas banks, more than any other city.

As the major international centre for investment banking, insurance, foreign exchange and bond trading, more funds are invested in the City of London than in the next 10 European cities put together.

The Bank of England provides the model on which central banks in other countries base themselves.

One of the world’s
largest financial centres

Stable political
environment

Bank of England model used by central banks
in other countries

Highly educated
workforce

Strong regulatory
framework

 

Efficient infrastructure

 

Ocorian's Alternative Investment services available in the UK include:

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Ocorian's Grant Barbour named in eprivateclient's '50 Most Influential' practitioners list 2019
2018 | 11 Dec 2018

We are delighted to congratulate our Global Head of Private Client, Grant Barbour, for being recognised as one of the 50 most influential practitioners in the private client industry.

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Change of Leadership at Ocorian
2018 | 21 Nov 2018

After nearly 15 years as CEO of Ocorian (formerly Bedell Trust), Nick Cawley will stand down from his position on 31 December 2018. He will be succeeded by Stuart Layzell, who is currently Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

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Ocorian to attend LPGP Connect - Women in Private Debt, London, 2018
2018 | 20 Nov 2018

The event aims to give insights on the role of women in the private debt asset class, highlighting that - as research indicates - a diverse workplace positively impacts business development.

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Explored: The Role of a Facility Agent
2018 | 19 Nov 2018

Following the recent introduction of Ocorian's Facility Agency capabilities to accompany our existing suite of corporate trust products, Ocorian's Director of Transaction Management, Chris Wilson, examines the key elements of the role in the evolving loan m...

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How a surge in airline defaults is driving restructuring activity in securitisations
2018 | 15 Nov 2018

With a number of high profile airlines defaulting on loans and falling into liquidation, restructuring activity in securitisations is continuing to increase across the aviation financing industry.

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10 reasons for setting up a Family Office
2018 | 05 Nov 2018

There are an ever increasing number of Family Offices being set up by wealthy families. Below we take a quick look at some of the main reasons these offices are being set up...

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Ocorian to attend ALFI Leading Edge Conference 25th October, London
2018 | 24 Oct 2018

The conference will focus on substance, delegation and governance requirements in Luxembourg in light of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Finance (CSSF) circular 18/698 and the continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

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Ocorian expands Corporate Trust service with Loan Administration and Debt Restructuring
2018 | 16 Oct 2018

Ocorian has extended its growing Corporate Trust offer with the launch of two new services: Loan Administration (including Facility Agent and Security Agent services) and Debt Restructuring.

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Ocorian to attend AVCA and EMPEA African Summits, 23-24th October
2018 | 15 Oct 2018

Ocorian's John Félicité will attend EMPEA's 'Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets' and the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)'s 'Venture Capital in Africa' summits from 23-24th October in London.

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Why the asset-backed securities market is flourishing in the US
2018 | 10 Oct 2018

Following the recent ABS East Conference in Florida, Ocorian's Associate Director of Product Development, Sinead McIntosh, highlights the salient points impacting the burgeoning US asset-backed securities industry.

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A Land of Opportunity: Why is the UK investing in Africa?
2018 | 09 Oct 2018

As the UK government and business leaders continue to face uncertainty over Brexit and pursue a 'Global Britain' vision, Africa is finding increased favour as a destination for UK investment.

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Ocorian extends AMEA offering with full range of investment and expansion services
2018 | 02 Oct 2018

Following its acquisition of African and Middle East business services provider ABAX in April 2018, Ocorian launches a new package of services tailored specifically for those wishing to invest and operate into or out of the burgeoning AMEA region.

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Ocorian's John Félicité meets with South African ex-President FW De Klerk
2018 | 02 Oct 2018

Mr De Klerk referred to Africa as the 'awakening giant', expressing the need for sound, capable governance on the continent.

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Ocorian to attend Mazars International Tax Conference, 4th October
2018 | 02 Oct 2018

The event will focus on 'The future of tax: What is next?', exploring how the international business landscape has been shaped by the tax changes...

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Ocorian to moderate discussion panel at Family Office Forum, 2-3rd October, London
2018 | 28 Sep 2018

Richard will moderate a discussion entitled, 'Diffusing potential family disagreements, avoiding financial disputes and creating harmony'...

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Ocorian to attend Cross Border Planning for the Private Client - Europe conference
2018 | 21 Sep 2018

The event will play host to a full spectrum of the intermediary market, high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) and families, giving in-depth coverage of the key aspects of advising HNWIs and families.

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A potential Brexit no deal for the asset management industry? Keep calm and carry on
2018 | 19 Sep 2018

As the UK Government continues to grapple with the EU over a suitable deal for both parties, Ocorian's Richard Hansford explores how the asset management industry is dealing with being in Brexit limbo.

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Going Global: Ocorian announces 49 international promotions
2018 | 04 Sep 2018

As we begin another financial year, we are pleased to announce the promotion of 49 staff worldwide; ten to Director level positions.

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Ocorian team to attend IFN UK Islamic Finance Week 2018, London
2018 | 04 Sep 2018

Ocorian's team of Sally Gilding, Chris Wilson and Alan Ross will attend Wednesday's UK Islamic Finance Week main event at Mansion House, London.

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Nurturing young talent - An intern's view
2018 | 31 Aug 2018

Over the last year, George Wingrove, third year Business Management & Marketing student at Nottingham Trent, has been employed as our Marketing Assistant in the London office.

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Escrows explored - what are they and how can they be of benefit?
2018 | 23 Aug 2018

Ocorian's Director of Transaction Management, Chris Wilson, addresses the question of why transaction parties may require the services of an escrow agent.

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NYC appointment gives US investors access to and from European and African funds market
2018 | 20 Jun 2018

US private equity and real estate fund managers can now access a full range of specialist European and African fund structures and SPC investment vehicles with the appointment of investment specialist, Nicolas van Heule, as Director of North America operati...

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Wondering what the future of financial services looks like or where disruptive technology fits in?
2018 | 08 Jun 2018

In a recent interview with Propero Partners, Ocorian's MD and Propero's new leader, Alan Booth shared his views on where he thinks our sector is headed.

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How agile is your corporate trustee?
2018 | 31 May 2018

With the launch of Ocorian’s new corporate trust services, Alan Booth - MD of Ocorian UK, reveals why we’ve moved into the area.

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WHAT'S IN A NAME? Selecting and appointing a fund administrator
2018 | 25 May 2018

In selecting a fund administrator, two key factors dominate above all else: reputation and relevant expertise.

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Ocorian launches new Corporate Trust offering with three additional senior-level banking hires
2018 | 22 May 2018

Ocorian has launched its new Corporate Trust offering with the appointment of three experienced professionals from the banking sector: Sally Gilding, Chris Wilson and Sinead McIntosh. The new service complements and extends our existing range of global Corp...

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Where next for funds and investment structures - and what drives that choice?
2018 | 16 May 2018

How do fund managers choose the jurisdiction for their funds and investment structures? And why does Luxembourg remain so popular?

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OUTSOURCING: Sharing the administrative load
2018 | 11 May 2018

In our recent study, 1 in 4 fund managers highlighted an increased need to outsource fund administration to focus on core competences.

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THE RISE OF THE MACHINES: The increasing role of technology
2018 | 02 May 2018

According to our research, 70% of fund managers believe that smart technology will play an increasingly significant role in all areas of fund management and administration.

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8 things to consider before moving onshore that have nothing to do with tax
2018 | 30 Apr 2018

Ahead of speaking at this week's Investment Property Forum event in London, Ocorian's Simon Burgess, Head of Global Alternative Investments, discusses the future of real estate investment held offshore.

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Ocorian to attend ALFI London Conference
2018 | 27 Apr 2018

Three of Ocorian's senior directors will be attending the 14th edition of the ALFI London Conference from 2-3 May 2018.

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CHANGING TIMES: The impact of political and regulatory measures
2018 | 26 Apr 2018

Increased regulatory pressure coupled with political uncertainty in the form of Brexit is prompting a review of operations and an uplift in jurisdictional shift.

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Ocorian to attend AFSIC - Investing in Africa Conference
2018 | 25 Apr 2018

Ocorian Abax is proudly sponsoring the AFSIC Investing in Africa conference in London on 2-4 May, where three of our Directors are attending.

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TOP 3 TRENDS: The future of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration
2018 | 24 Apr 2018

In our new briefing paper, ‘The future of Private Equity and Real Estate funds administration' we review the current challenges and opportunities facing the administration of PE and RE funds and look ahead to future developments.

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The Future of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Adminstration: a market insight
2018 | 23 Apr 2018

Ocorian's Alternative Investment team review the current trends in Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration.

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Brexit brings a review, but unlikely to bring long-term negatives to UK funds market
2018 | 17 Apr 2018

With the timing of the Transitional deal agreed, Richard Hansford, Ocorian’s Director for Alternative Investments, says the UK funds market is still open for business.

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Will Brexit necessitate more creativity in portfolios?
2018 | 10 Apr 2018

The ever-present Brexit juggernaut continues to roll on. Richard Hansford, Ocorian’s Director for Alternative Investments, ponders the impact of the transitional period on the private equity and real estate markets.

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Ocorian to attend Ishka's Aviation Finance Event - London, 11-12 April 2018
2018 | 29 Mar 2018

Ocorian is proud to sponsor Ishka's 'Investing in Aviation Finance' event in London on 11-12 April 2018, where three of its aviation finance experts will be in attendance.

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Europe is giving securitisation a second chance - but where does London fit in?
2018 | 28 Mar 2018

While Europe celebrates another step forward with the Capital Markets Union, London is left wondering exactly how it can fit in post-Brexit. As Managing Director of Ocorian UK, Alan Booth brings us up to speed on developments.

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Ocorian appoints Jorge Sánchez-Galiani as Associate Director
2018 | 21 Mar 2018

Ocorian is pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Sánchez-Galiani, as Associate Director – Marketing Operations and Insight.

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Ocorian appoints Alan Booth as Managing Director of UK operation
2018 | 12 Mar 2018

Appointment reinforces strategic growth of Ocorian's corporate services business

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Ocorian to attend BVCA Summit, 11th-12th October
2017 | 02 Oct 2017

Ocorian's Tim Trott is attending the crucial private equity and venture capital event in London, on 12th October.

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Ocorian to Acquire Funds and Corporate Services Business MAS International
2017 | 18 Jul 2017

Ocorian, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase MAS International (“MAS”), an independent fund administration and corporate services provider.

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Ocorian Appoints New Director to their Business Development Team
2017 | 03 Jul 2017

Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Business Development team.

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Ocorian Appoints new Associate Director of Marketing Communications
2017 | 29 Jun 2017

Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Marketing team.

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Ocorian is pleased to be sponsoring The Private Equity Europe Forum
2017 | 19 Jun 2017

Ocorian is pleased to be sponsoring The Private Equity Europe Forum, Markets Group’s flagship private equity conference in Europe.

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Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") and the Impact on Private Equity Investment Structures
Publications | 20 Feb 2017

CRS is the result of the drive by G20 nations to develop a global standard for the automatic exchange of financial account information. This follows the approach taken to implement United States ("US") FATCA.

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Private Trust Companies
Publications | 16 Feb 2017

A private trust company, or PTC as it is commonly known, is a useful vehicle to consider in the planning and establishment of trust structures for high net worth and ultra high net worth families. Rather than transferring assets to a professional service pr...

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Common Reporting Standard and Real Estate Investment Structures
Publications | 15 Dec 2016

Following the implementation of the Common Reporting Standard on 1st January 2016, Ocorian's dedicated tax compliance and reporting team continues to proactively review the regulations and consider the potential implications for our clients.

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Ocorian Family Office Services Brochure
Publications | 01 Dec 2016

We understand that a wealthy family in the 21st Century have many demands on their time and many responsibilities arising from the wealth they have generated.

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Ocorian Fund Services to attend ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds Conference 22 - 23 November 2016
2016 | 17 Nov 2016

Ocorian is an award winning and independent provider of private equity and real estate administration services and we will be attending the ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds Conference, which take place at the European Convention Center in Luxembou...

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STEP Asia Conference Hong Kong 1 - 2 November 2016
2016 | 20 Oct 2016

Bedell Trust is once again one of the sponsors at the STEP Asia Conference which returns to Hong Kong for 2016 and takes place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel from 1 - 2 November, 2016.

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Bedell Fund Services to attend BVCA Summit 6 October
2016 | 27 Sep 2016

Bedell Fund Services is an award winning and independent provider of private equity and venture capital administration services and we will be attending the BVCA Summit 2016 in London on 6 October 2016.

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Bedell Fund Services to attend EXPO Real 4 - 6 October
2016 | 22 Sep 2016

Bedell Fund Services is an award winning and independent provider of real estate fund and corporate administration services and we will once again be attending EXPO Real in Munich from 4 - 6 October 2016.

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Bedell Trust wins 2016/2017 'Trust Company of the Year' award
2016 | 19 Sep 2016

Ocorian (formerly Bedell Trust) has been named 'Trust Company of the Year' at the annual STEP 2016/2017 awards ceremony.

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Bedell Trust announces completion of management buyout and wins 'Trust Company of the Year' at annual STEP awards
2016 | 15 Sep 2016

Bedell Trust, the leading award-winning provider of corporate, fund and fiduciary services, is pleased to confirm that the management buyout ("MBO") announced earlier in April 2016 has successfully received all regulatory approvals and completed on Monday 1...

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Bedell Trust is named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in private wealth awards
2016 | 19 May 2016

Ocorian has been named ‘Trust Company of the Year’ in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2016. The award follows both a period of significant expansion by Ocorian and its recent announcement of a management buyout designed to further accelerate its growth p...

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Bedell Trust announce management buyout
2016 | 06 Apr 2016

Bedell Trust, the leading award-winning provider of corporate and fiduciary services has announced today a management buyout (MBO) of its business for an undisclosed sum.

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Bedell Trust shortlisted in four categories in this year's Citywealth Magic Circle Awards
2016 | 16 Mar 2016

Bedell Trust has been shortlisted in four categories in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, 2016, the only Jersey based organisation to have secured so many nominations.

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Bedell Trust celebrates 'Best Companies' Accreditation
2016 | 14 Mar 2016

Bedell Trust has been shortlisted in four categories in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, 2016, the only Jersey based organisation to have secured so many nominations.

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Bedell Trust announces series of appointments
2015 | 02 Oct 2015

Bedell Trust has strengthened its private wealth management team and made nearly 20 promotions across the business including directors, senior managers and trust officers.

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Bedell Trust named finalist in two STEP Private Client Awards
2015 | 28 Jun 2015

Bedell Trust has been shortlisted in a category in the prestigious STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) Private Client Awards for 2015.

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Bedell Trust retains its position on "Most Admired" list for fifth year
2015 | 20 Feb 2015

Bedell Trust has once again been included in the coveted list of "Most Admired UK Companies" in the private wealth sector.

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Bedell Fund Services named Best Fund Administration Team of the Year 2014
2014 | 03 Oct 2014

Bedell Fund Services named Best Fund Administration Team of the Year 2014

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Bedell Fund Services to attend BVCA Summit 2014
2014 | 16 Sep 2014

Bedell Fund Services are once again an exhibitor sponsor at the BVCA Summit 2014 which takes place at The Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, London on Thursday 9 October 2014.

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Bedell Fund Services shortlisted at the British Private Equity Awards 2014 - your chance to vote for the winner
2014 | 05 Sep 2014

Bedell Fund Services has been shortlisted for the Fund Advisory - Administration Award. This recognises excellence within the UK private equity market and we therefore call for your support by voting for us here.

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Bedell Trust Depositary shortlisted for Best Fund Services Solution at the 2014 Investment Week Awards
2014 | 24 Jul 2014

Bedell Trust Depositary Services have been shortlisted in the forthcoming Investment Week Fund Services Awards 2014 for "Best Fund Service Solution", with the award ceremony taking place in London on 23rd September 2014.

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Bedell Fund Services shortlisted for Best Fund Service Provider and Best Fund Administration Team at the 2014 Investment Week Awards
2014 | 22 Jul 2014

Bedell Fund Services have been shortlisted in the forthcoming Investment Week Fund Services Awards 2014 for "Best Fund Service Provider" and "Best Fund Administration Team", with the award ceremony taking place in London on 23rd September 2014.

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Bedell Trust authorised to provide depositary services from London
2014 | 15 Jul 2014

Bedell Trust has received regulatory approval and a variation of permission from the Financial Conduct Authority to provide depositary services to UK Alternative Investment Funds ("AIFs") as well as "depositary-lite" services to non-EEA AIFs from its London...

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Bedell Trust authorised to provide depositary services from Jersey
2014 | 23 Jun 2014

Bedell has received regulatory approval from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (the "JFSC") to provide depositary services from its Jersey office to all JFSC regulatory categories of investment funds, provided that the particular fund is either a clo...

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Bedell Fund Services expert to speak at AltAssets event in London
2014 | 29 May 2014

Philip Bolton, a director of Bedell Fund Services, will be speaking on a panel session at the AltAssets conference on the 3rd and 4th June in London.

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Bedell Trust Director invited to speak at Global Family Office Conference
2014 | 20 May 2014

Richard Joynt has been invited to join a panel at the prestigious Global Family Office Conference taking place at The Dorchester, London on 03 June 2014.

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Excellence Award for Bedell Family Office
2014 | 28 Apr 2014

Bedell Family Office has been named ‘Best Multi Family Office’ in the 2014 Wealth Adviser Awards, which recognises excellence among wealth managers and service providers.

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FCA AIFM application looms
2014 | 15 Apr 2014

Alternative Investment Fund Managers ("AIFMs") relying on the one year transitional provisions under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive ("AIFMD") have been encouraged by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") to submit their applications to...

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Bedell makes 'Most Admired' list for fourth consecutive time
2014 | 20 Feb 2014

Bedell Trust has been included in the coveted list of ‘Most Admired UK Companies’ for the fourth consecutive year.

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Bedell Trust announce promotions across its business lines
2013 | 23 Sep 2013

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Bedell Fund Services exhibiting at the BVCA Summit, London, 17 October 2013
2013 | 05 Aug 2013

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Bedell to offer depositary services
2013 | 22 May 2013

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