The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has announced the formation of its Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG).
The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes in Guernsey, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry in Guernsey and Jersey. The CIWG will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the Channel Islands community as well as advise the BVCA on strategy concerning issues that are specific to Guernsey and Jersey.
The group will also act as the BVCA's representative to the other Channel Islands industry stakeholders: the Guernsey Investment Fund Association, the Jersey Finance Association and the Channel Islands Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
The group is comprised of the following:
Andrew Whittaker (Chair) - Managing Director, Ipes
Oliver Morris (Vice-Chair) - Advisory Director, KPMG
Mike Newton - Managing Director, State Street
John Clacy - Partner, Deloitte
David Crosland - Partner, Carey Olsen
Ben Robins - Partner, Mourant Ozannes
Alistair Boyle - Office Head, Permira Guernsey
Carl Hansen - Senior Managing Director, CVC
The BVCA is the industry body for the UK private equity and venture capital industry. The BVCA has more than 500 member firms, representing the vast majority of UK-based private equity and venture capital firms and their advisers.
For more information about Guernsey's finance industry please visit www.guernseyfinance.com.
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