Over the December/ January period our offices will be periodically closed. Please see here for the office closure dates across our jurisdictions.
Ocorian is now regulated by the DFSA (Category 4 licence) to provide a full range of fund administration and accounting support services for domestic funds in UAE.
In a bid to engineer a more attractive investment environment, the UAE Cabinet has approved a long-term visa system for a range of disciplines including investors and entrepreneurs and has provided the criteria that need to be met for in order to qualify.
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.
In October 2017, Mauritius, together with 52 worldwide jurisdictions, underwent a peer review assessment from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'s Forum on Harmful Tax Practices.
In a further expansion of its Middle East offering, Ocorian is now licensed in the Abu Dhabi General Market (ADGM) to deliver a full suite of corporate services, management consultancy, accounting and tax consultancy services.
Following the release of World Bank's Doing Business Report 2019, both Mauritius and the UAE have risen to 20th and 11th respectively in the 'Ease of doing business' global rankings.
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.
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.
As we begin another financial year, we are pleased to announce the promotion of 49 staff worldwide; ten to Director level positions.
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...
This month’s Global ABS 2018 in Barcelona provided the ultimate platform for us to launch our new Corporate Trust offering.
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.
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...
Following regulatory approval, we are excited to announce that the acquisition of Intruad Management Services, Amsterdam and Intruma Corporate Services, Luxembourg, into Ocorian has now completed.
For the second year running, Ocorian's newly acquired ABAX Corporate Services has been awarded the accolade of 'Top Performing Consultant' in the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre's (DMCC) annual 'Consultant Awards' - recognising the work and value of consulta...
Ocorian has completed its acquisition of ABAX Corporate Services, extending its service range and capability across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Sánchez-Galiani, as Associate Director – Marketing Operations and Insight.
Appointment reinforces strategic growth of Ocorian's corporate services business
With 21 years' experience in international financial services under her belt, today Prapa Pearce is one of Ocorian's most respected Executive Directors. When she's not busy handling the complex needs of a diverse portfolio of clients, including high net wor...
Acquisition extends Ocorian’s international reach across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Acquisition expands capability across all aspects of International Maritime Structuring
Regulators in Luxembourg and Mauritius approve acquisition
Ocorian delighted to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Business Development team.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Business Development team.
Ocorian is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase independent affiliates Intruad Management Services, Amsterdam and Intruma Corporate Services, Luxembourg, corporate service providers of company incorporation, management and administration.
Appointment reflects company’s ongoing success and ambitious international growth plans.
Philip Bolton, Executive Director at Ocorian, will present his thoughts on the future for fund management post Brexit at Capital Creation 2017 in Monaco on Thursday 14 September.
Ocorian, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase MAS International (“MAS”), an independent fund administration and corporate services provider.
As a result of increasing demand from clients and advisers, Ocorian has incorporated a dedicated company whose sole focus is the provision of protector and enforcer services.
Ocorian is delighted to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Client Reporting team.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Business Development team.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of a new Director to their Marketing team.
On Thursday 8th June 'Team Ocorian' joined hundreds of runners at Clapham Common, London to take part in the annual LandAid 10K.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Craig Churcher as Research and CRM Manager. Craig has been appointed as a key new member of Ocorian's marketing team and will be specifically facilitating the implementation of a leading CRM system [of Sales Force] within in the business.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Brian Carey as a specialist Client Director. Brian was appointed to specifically support Ocorian's strategic growth plans and service offering into the Middle East.
Simon Burgess, Managing Director of Funds and Real Estate at Ocorian joins a panel of industry experts to discuss the impact of Brexit and other European regulatory issues likely to influence the real estate sector.
Simon Burgess, Managing Director of Funds at Ocorian sits down with real estate peers to discuss the impact of Brexit and other European regulatory issues to the real estate financial sector.
Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of two new members to their senior management team (Executive Committee), Richard Summerfield as Global HR Director, and Stuart Layzell as Chief Financial and Operating Officer.
Following the completion of the management buyout in September 2016, Bedell Trust's administration business continues on its progressive trajectory. As a fully independent business, we are now even better positioned to provide our clients with the very highest standards of service. Aligned to this evolution, we are delighted today to launch our new brand and identity, "Ocorian."
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 12th September.
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.
Bedell Trust has strengthened its presence in European markets by opening an office in Luxembourg to provide corporate, private equity/real estate and private wealth administration services.
Nick Cawley, partner and chief executive officer at Bedell Trust, has again been included in the list of top 50 most influential private client professionals.
Four of Bedell Trust’s fund and wealth management professionals have been recognised for their academic achievements at the recent Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) awards evening.
Bedell Trust is once again one of the sponsors at the STEP Asia Conference which returns to Singapore for 2015 and takes place at the Marina Bay Sands from 11 - 12 November, 2015.
Bedell Trust and Singapore Trust Company are delighted to announce the recruitment of Robert Ayliffe as Bedell Trust, Managing Director Asia, with effect from 1st November 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.
Bedell Trust has two practitioners featured in the list of the ‘Top 35 Under 35’ published this week by the leading private wealth publishing group, eprivateclient.com (Private Client Practitioner).
Bedell Trust has expanded its international presence through the acquisition of a majority stake in Singapore Trust Company Pte Ltd (STC), a well established fiduciary and corporate services business in Singapore.
Bedell has been awarded the Gold accreditation as part of the STEP Employer Training Scheme, one of two recent awards the firm has received for its commitment to nurturing skills and training within its organisation.
Bedell Trust has been shortlisted in a category in the prestigious STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) Private Client Awards for 2015.
Bedell Trust has been further shortlisted in the ‘Independent Trust Company of the Year’ and ‘Family Office of the Year’ categories in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2015.
Bedell Trust has assisted Artex Risk Solutions and PwC in the creation of a new regulated insurance platform structured as an ICC (Iccaria Insurance ICC Limited).
Bedell and two of its partners have been shortlisted in the WealthBriefing European Awards 2015.
Bedell Trust has once again been included in the coveted list of "Most Admired UK Companies" in the private wealth sector.
Richard Joynt a director of Bedell Family Office, has been invited to participate on a panel discussion at the Russian Wealth Advisers Forum 2015, which takes place at the Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich on 4 - 5 February 2015.
Nick Cawley, partner and chief executive officer at Bedell Trust, has been named among the top 50 most influential private client professionals for the fourth consecutive time.
Ian Slack has been invited by Jersey Finance Limited to be a speaker at the Family Office Forum, a leading annual conference taking place at the Dolder Grand, Zurich on 12 November, 2014.
Richard Joynt of Bedell Family Office, part of Bedell Trust, has been invited to participate on two guest panel discussions at the well renowned Family Office Super Summit, taking place at the JW Marriott, Miami, USA from 11 - 13 November 2014.
Bedell Fund Services named Best Fund Administration Team of the Year 2014
Bedell Trust is once again one of the sponsors at the STEP Asia Conference which returns to Hong Kong for 2014 and takes place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel from 8 - 9 October 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 office.
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 closed-ended private equity fund (including a closed-ended infrastructure fund having the characteristics typical of a private equity fund) or a closed-ended real estate fund.
Ian Slack and Richard Joynt of Bedell Family Office, part of Bedell Trust, have been invited back to speak at the prestigious Elite Private Wealth Management Summit which takes place at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Hotel in Montreux, Switzerland on 17 June 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.
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.
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.
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 manage Alternative Investment Funds ("AIF") before the 22 April 2014.
Bedell Trust has been included in the coveted list of ‘Most Admired UK Companies’ for the fourth consecutive year.
Bedell advises Paris-based 4D Global Energy Advisors in connection with the investment by its third private equity fund.
Underlining its commitment to transparency and information exchange, the States of Jersey have confirmed its intention to adopt a package of tax measures with the UK, widely referred to as "UK FATCA", which are consistent with those agreed with Guernsey and the Isle of Man.