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SANNE completes Inbhear acquisition

Corporate services provider SANNE has completed its acquisition of Inbhear Fund Service Limited and Inbhear Management Services Limited.

SANNE said in a press release this was a “fantastic opportunity” as it further strengthens its expertise in Dublin and adds a new strategic location like the Cayman Islands to its global office network.

Martin Schnaier, chief executive officer of Sanne Group plc, said the acquisition of Imbhear expands and diversifies the firm’s client services.

“The addition of Inbhear into our existing business will provide further specialist expertise to our existing and new clients. Inbhear is led by a highly experienced and respected team,” he said.

Corporate counsel joins Conyers

Barnabas Finnigan, Conyers

Conyers continues its expansion of its Cayman Islands corporate practice with the hire of Barnabas Finnigan as counsel.

Finnigan advises a broad range of international banks and financial institutions, corporations and investors in connection with complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.

He has an extensive understanding of aircraft and ship financing transactions, stated a press release.


Danesmead Partners appoints principal

Daniella Woolf, Danesmead Partners

Cayman-based alternative fund governance specialist Danesmead Partners has announced the appointment of Daniella Woolf, as a principal of the firm in its London office.

Woolf will serve as a consultant to alternative investment groups in London, advising clients on operational due diligence, ESG (environmental, social and governance criteria) and responsible investing, new business set-up and ongoing business reviews.

Woolf has spent more than 10 years in the financial services sector with a focus on hedge fund infrastructure on both the buy-side and sell-side. Her recent experience includes managing the launch of an SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) vehicle with Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP.

Danesmead also announced that the firm has been awarded ‘Certified Carbon Neutral Status’.

Nick Gaze and Greg Bennett, co-founders of Danesmead, said the status reflected a commitment to remain industry leaders in environmental and social awareness. “In addition to the corporate governance that is our core business, we can help our clients to achieve the same ESG standards that are now expected by the largest and most sophisticated investors worldwide,” the firm said in a press release.

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