Isle of Man News last updated 27 March 2017 07:00:32

Social impact investing in a continent of opportunity

POSTED Fri last week

The Isle of Man’s fiduciary sector has received a valuable insight into the opportunities – and challenges – of investing in Africa by a fund manager committed to creating social and environmental, as well as financial, returns. Chris Roelofse manages STANLIB Multi-Manager’s alternative asset fund-of-funds portfolio. Based in Johannesburg, Mr Roelofse manages a US$600m fund of funds that is making a real difference to lives in Africa by investing in essential and sustainable projects, such as roads and bridges, power and energy, factories and buildings, and agriculture. He recently spoke to members of the Isle of Man’s trust and corporate banking sector at the invitation of Standard Bank, which has a controlling interest in STANLIB. The...

New Appointments mark Three Years of Success at WHIreland Wealth Management on the Isle of Man

POSTED Thu last week

WHIreland continues to strengthen its position as one of the Island’s fastest growing wealth management businesses with recently appointed Assistant Portfolio Manager Lee Branston gaining his ‘Statement of Professional Standing’ from the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Lee was appointed to WHIreland‘s International Investment team in September last year and reports to David Bushe who was promoted to the newly-created role of Head of Investments, International in July 2016. In what was a busy 2016, WHIreland Wealth Management on the Isle of Man saw robust growth in international, local trust and private client business and was selected to manage two investment mandates for the Isle of Man Government. The Isle of Man office was also...

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