Category 'Marketing'


Vive la change

Vive la change

January 7, 2019 | Under Marketing, News & Press, Uncategorized | Posted by | No Comments

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself,” said Leo Tolstoy. Yet, in the commercial world of the early 21st century, ‘change’ is a vital part of staying relevant as the world changes around us. For a master class in change management, one need look no further than the natural world. In…

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Or so the Story Goes

Or so the Story Goes

December 3, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press, Uncategorized | Posted by | No Comments

Christmas is a time of traditions and rituals. A tradition particularly embraced in the Nordic countries is storytelling – what better way to kill time when the nights are long and the days are short than to gather around a fire and tell tales? James Orrick looks at how folklore in Denmark, Sweden, and Guernsey…

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A Matter of Taste

A Matter of Taste

November 1, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Denmark and Sweden are well known for their furniture with clean lines, simple utilitarian clothing brands, and natural lifestyles. They keep their bread and cakes pretty uncomplicated too. James Orrick enjoys a traditional Nordic break and looks at what we could learn from The Great Scandinavian Bake Off. Setting a good work-life balance is important in the Nordics. So much…

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Speak Up!

Speak Up!

October 3, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Since 2008 the world’s perception of offshore financial services has shifted from being largely disinterested and uninformed to becoming highly attentive and often, ‘misinformed’. Learn from the past we must. Guernsey dealt with the criticism that was and continues to flow in our direction as Guernsey deals with most scenarios – quietly but, crucially, diligently….

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Suits You Sir

Suits You Sir

August 28, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Saville Row is well known as the home of some of the finest tailors in the world. But whether it’s high-end tailoring or fund administration, clients want the same thing – a second-to-none bespoke service, as James Orrick explains. Running parallel to Regent Street and New Bond Street, Saville Row is the undisputed home of…

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Run Rabbit Run

Run Rabbit Run

August 22, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Rabbits were introduced into Australia from Europe by the First Fleet in 1788. What followed is unprecedented and the bunny is now a serious mammalian pest and invasive species. James Orrick looks at rabbit-proof fences, myxomatosis and the dangers of uncontrolled growth. When Beatrix Potter wrote The Tale of Peter Rabbit in 1893 it’s unclear how…

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Puppet Master

Puppet Master

August 8, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Colonel Tom Parker lit the blue touch paper when Elvis mania spread-like a bushfire across the world. Calculating, cold-hearted and not entirely legal, his puppet mastery made Elvis the most famous man on the planet. Peter Toyberg looks at the remarkable growth and staying power of ‘The King’ and the man behind the throne. Elvis…

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We’re looking for a Junior Administrator with a future in funds

Job Description Private Equity Administrators (PEA) is an expanding business and we’re looking for somebody who wants to grow with us. If that’s you, you’ll be part of a multi-skilled team that delivers high-quality fund administration to some of Europe’s top private equity fund managers. We’ll encourage and expect you to study for professional qualifications,…

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PEA Green Socks in Support of Local Charity

PEA Guernsey is proud to support local charity MUG’s Bermuda Shorts Week, 2-6 July 2018. With skin cancer rates significantly higher in the Channel Islands compared to the UK, MUG is determined to raise awareness and increase sun cream protection around the island… starting with our children. Last year they successfully raised funds to supply…

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The Genius of Orson Welles

The Genius of Orson Welles

July 5, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Orson Welles is one of the most innovative directors in cinema history. Not only did he change how the camera moves and how scripts are written, but many critics believe he made the world’s greatest movie by the time he was 25. Orson Welles’ mother was a beautiful concert pianist who passed away when he…

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A different experience

A different experience

June 25, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

We’re back in the office after our away day on Friday! PEA Managing Director, James Orrick, reflects on the team building experience, “It was good for us to all get out of the office with no email or phone distractions. We all discovered a little more about each other and why we behave the way we…

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More than a mufti day

More than a mufti day

June 21, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

The late Steve Jobs, entrepreneur and business magnate, once said, “Great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people”. Well, at Private Equity Administrators, we may not be a multi-billion dollar universal brand like Apple but that same philosophy applies to businesses of any scale. We naturally…

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High Flyers in Colditz

High Flyers in Colditz

May 1, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

There are many tales from WW2 of ‘triumph over adversity’ that perfectly illustrate the power and ingenuity of the human spirit. This is one of them. Colditz is a small town in the district of Leipzig, in Saxony, Germany and its castle had been converted into a high-security prisoner-of-war camp housing incorrigible officers who were serious escape…

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All For One

All For One

April 17, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

We all associate ‘All for one and one for all’ with Alexandre Dumas’s musketeers, swords raised, chests out and voices loud. They personify allegiance, solidarity and duty to the cause. In 2002, in an elaborate official French procession, six Republican Guards carried the coffin of Dumas from its original interment site in the Cimetière de Villers-Cotterêts in Aisne…

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It Takes Two

It Takes Two

March 2, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

‘One can wish upon a star, two can make a wish come true’ sang Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston in their hit song ‘It Takes Two’. The lyric supported the age-old adage that working with a partner divides a task and multiplies its success. It’s just another way of saying there is ‘strength in numbers’…

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The Actor’s Actor

The Actor’s Actor

February 12, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Daniel Day-Lewis is the greatest actor of his generation, the only man to win three Best Actor Oscars. Whether it is playing an artist with cerebral palsy or the President of the USA his performances and creative flexibility have been staggering. James Orrick finds out more about the ultimate actor’s actor. Despite formal training and…

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Karma Chameleon

Karma Chameleon

January 31, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

How many of us have been in an embarrassing or difficult situation and have just wanted to disappear, to blend into the background, hidden? Who hasn’t wanted to merge with their surroundings and become invisible when told what they got up to at the office Christmas party? Sound familiar? Well, we would probably all be…

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A Little Clarity

A Little Clarity

January 3, 2018 | Under Marketing, News & Press, Uncategorized | Posted by | No Comments

When Arthur Miller wrote of the Salem witch trials in The Crucible he was applying a dramatic metaphor to the communist witch hunt that was taking place in America during the 1950s. I have always admired Miller for tackling the uncomfortable through his work. Make no mistake: I do not profess to be of his…

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Season’s Greetings from PEA

Season’s Greetings from PEA

December 20, 2017 | Under Marketing | Posted by | No Comments

‘Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year’ ‘God Jul och Gott Nytt År!’ ‘Glad jul och ett välmående nytt år’ From everyone at Private Equity Administrators

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The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

December 14, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

2017 has been a year of growth for both PEA and Guernsey as a jurisdiction. Nothing symbolises steady upward growth as well as a sturdy Oak, a Eucalyptus or Californian Redwood. As it’s Christmas, James Orrick explores the cultural significance of trees. With the loss and revival of its foliage each year, roots reaching deep…

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The Caravaggio in your attic

We’ve all done it! We’ve all come across a family heirloom, our eyes have glazed over for a few minutes, and that shabby old oil painting in a broken frame covered in dust is a priceless work of art by one of the world’s greatest painters. It happened to a couple from Toulouse who’d bought…

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Plate-spinners make good fund administrators

By using centrifugal force entertainers keep hundreds of different plates spinning at one time. But, as Peter Toyberg, Group Managing Director of PEA explains, music hall performers are not alone in keeping many initiatives moving in the right direction simultaneously. We’ve all seen it on TV and have marvelled at the dexterity and concentration shown…

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Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

October 25, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

To some Halloween is nothing more than a big, brash, noisy import from the other side of the Atlantic – a commercial festival that, like the grey squirrel, has come uninvited to our shores and has ambushed our more traditional celebrations. After all, it is estimated that Americans spend over $6 Billion every October on…

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Meet Marcus

Meet Marcus

October 20, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press, Uncategorized | Posted by | No Comments

Marcus Allen – Senior CRM Where am I based? I am based in Guernsey in the Channel Islands and joined PEA in 2015.  What areas of my job do I specialise in? I specialise in back-office operations, company secretarial best practice, Guernsey licensed fund structures and fiduciary activities. My employment history I have over 14…

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Using Our Loaves

Using Our Loaves

October 4, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Most British people can’t hear cockney rhyming slang without smiling. We imagine a ‘geezer’ like Del Boy or Danny Dyer with a mouthful of jellied eels, double entendres and offers you can’t refuse. It has become an important part of the romantic myth that surrounds the development of one of the greatest cities on Earth….

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Guernsey ranked as the number one European specialist finance centre

Guernsey’s finance industry received some excellent news last week following the publication of The Banker’s annual ranking of top IFCs. The island has been ranked as the number one European specialist finance centre scoring 98.4, an improvement of 12.37 on last year’s figure of 86.02. The Banker is owned by the Financial Times and bases its…

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The Swedish Starmaker

The Swedish Starmaker

July 21, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

All-American pop stars such as Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry all have one thing in common – their biggest hits were not written and produced by a famous American or British writer but by a 46-year old from Stockholm. His name is Karl Martin Sandberg, but you may know him…

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Regulate? So, Innovate

Regulate? So, Innovate

May 30, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

Jo Gill, Director of PEA, Annette Alexander, Partner of Carey Olsen, and Claire Bufton, Audit Manager at Saffery Champness, discuss how regulation is defining private equity service provision. How is international regulation shaping up? Jo Gill In Europe the Alternative Investment Managers Directive (AIFMD) has driven the approach. EEA countries had to enact local legislation to…

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Proud to Sponsor Guernsey Ladies Volleyball Team at Gotland Island Games

We’re proud to announce our sponsorship of the Guernsey Ladies Volleyball team at this year’s Gotland NatWest Island Games. We also have offices in Sweden where the event is to be staged. Our Guernsey Managing Director James Orrick went down to a training session in the lead-up to wish the team luck. Peter Toyberg, PEA…

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Private Equity Business in Guernsey Surpasses £100 Billion

Guernsey has confirmed that private equity business in the island has surpasses £100 billion for the first time. Figures show the net asset value under management grew by £25 billion over the course of 2016 to stand at £110.3 billion at the end of December. Read more here.

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Nordics – The Greenest Countries in the World

It is great to know that we come from an area that is an absolute world leader. No other place on the planet has an environmental record that can match that of the Nordics. We have the four greenest countries according to the Environmental Performance Index – Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Denmark. Green capital PEA’s…

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Two New Private Investment Funds Launched in Guernsey

Guernsey has confirmed the launch of two new PIFs this Easter. If you are looking for the right partners for the launch of your private investment fund then PEA is an innovative boutique service provider with all the expertise, experience and professionalism that you’ll need. https://www.weareguernsey.com/news/2017/inaugural-guernsey-private-investment-funds-launched/

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Heroes Wanted: If You’re an Experienced Administrator Get in Touch

Private Equity Administrators (PEA) is looking to grow its team of multi-talented and dedicated Client Relationship Managers and would like to hear from experienced administrators who would welcome the opportunity to join a small and friendly team delivering high quality fund administration services to some of Europe’s leading private equity fund managers. Our focus is…

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The Land of Two Spinning Wheels

The Land of Two Spinning Wheels

April 11, 2017 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

If you ever visit the PEA headquarters in Allerød Denmark don’t be surprised if you spot the odd bicycle or two. We love cycling! It is an exhilarating feeling of freedom to be on a bike on a sunny summer’s day freewheeling down a hill with green fields either side of you. Unfortunately, cycling uphill…

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Guernsey funds – Fifth Straight Quarter of Growth

Guernsey is enjoying real confidence in the stability and substance of their funds infrastructure according to the Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance following the release of recent statistics by Guernsey Finance. The island’s fund industry has enjoyed five consecutive quarters of growth with figures for 2016 showing the total value of funds in Guernsey increasing…

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6 Crucial Tips on How to Safeguard Against Fraud

Complacency is the fraudster’s friend so here are 6 valuable insights from Charlotte on how to guard against deception. Build fraud prevention into your business risk assessment Fraud risk assessments need to be continual and dynamic so they can be agile enough to change as your risks change. Fraud prevention should be built into your…

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Regime for Private Investment Funds launched

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has launched its regime for Private Investment Funds following a consultation process. The application Form PIF requests both a licence, under section 4 of the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, and for fund registration under section 8 of the Law. Strong corporate governance is ensured through the requirement…

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PEA Sponsors triathlete success!

PEA Sponsors triathlete success!

September 7, 2016 | Under Marketing, News & Press | Posted by | No Comments

PEA is delighted to sponsor Danish triathlete Frederik Holm Wester. Frederik has had an incredibly good season. His most recent success is competing in a triathlon comprising a 375m open air swim, 10km cycle and a 2.5km run. Frederik managed this in a time of 37.04 earning him a bronze medal in the under 17…

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Private Equity Administrators shares its value proposition

Private Equity Administrators (PEA) shares its value proposition with this promotional document introducing our key senior team. Our focus has always been on delivering robust operating models and expert technical execution to some of Europe’s most highly regarded Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure fund managers and their stakeholders. To discover more about our services…

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