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Cains acts for senior and mezzanine lender on £120 million financing for Cavendish Square resi scheme
16 Jun 2017 Cains has acted for both senior lender Cheyne Capital and mezzanine lender Crosstree Real Estate Partners for the development of Harcourt House, a listed building located on Cavendish Square, W1. Upon completion, Harcourt House, which falls within the Harley Street medical area, will comprise 25 residential apartments and a 19,000 sq. ft. private medical facility. […]
Cains acts for the lenders in largest PRS development investment in the UK
20 Jun 2017 Cains has acted for HSBC (as senior lender) and Homes and Communities Agency (as mezzanine lender) on a development financing to Dandara Group, an Isle of Man developer, providing 2,000 private rental homes in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester. It is estimated that up to 1,500 construction jobs could be created across the three cities as […]
Cains acts on Japanese Yen 20 billion bonds issue
6 Nov 2017 Cains was instructed by Genting Singapore PLC on the issuance of publicly offered unsecured and unsubordinated Japanese Yen denominated bonds. The proceeds of the bonds were to be utilised as necessary from time to time for working capital and general corporate purposes in Japan. Cains advised Genting Singapore on Isle of Man law. Stephanie Chew […]
Cains acts on US$0.5 billion further notes issue
26 Oct 2017 Cains acts on US$0.5 billion further notes issue The issuer, GOHL Capital Limited, is an indirect subsidiary of Genting Berhad, the holding company of the Malaysia-based Genting Group. The issue of guaranteed unsecured fixed rate notes will be consolidated and form a single series with the US$1 billion notes offered in January 2017 and will […]
Cains acts on US$1 billion listing in Hong Kong
31 Jan 2017 A US$ 1 billion debt notes issue has resulted in the first listing of an Isle of Man company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The issuer, GOHL Capital Limited, is an indirect subsidiary of Genting Berhad, the holding company of the Malaysia-based Genting Group. The issue of guaranteed unsecured fixed rate notes represents the […]
Cains acts on US$12 billion Tangguh 3 financing
11 Jan 2017 Cains advised the Tangguh Production Sharing Contract Partners (led by BP) on the Isle of Man law aspects of the multi-sourced financing of the US$ 12 billion Tangguh LNG Train 3 Expansion Project in Indonesia. The project will add a third LNG process train and 3.8 million tons per annum of production capacity to the […]
Cains advises Avmax on acquisition of Isle of Man registered Airbus A340
30 Mar 2017 Cains recently acted for Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc. in connection with the acquisition of an Isle of Man registered Airbus A340 configured to corporate VIP status. Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc. is a Canadian corporation dedicated to providing aircraft for sale or lease to customers on a timely and cost-effective basis. Cains’ role as Isle of […]
Cains advises Fiera Capital Corporation on acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited
3 Jan 2017 Cains represented Fiera Capital Corporation in its acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited, including its Isle of Man licensed subsidiary Charlemagne Capital (IOM) Limited. Fiera Capital is a leading North American independent asset management firm with more than CAD$112 billion in assets under management as at 30 September 2016. The firm provides institutional, retail and private […]
Cains advises Hayward Tyler Group plc on takeover by scheme of arrangement
7 Sep 2017 Cains advises Hayward Tyler Group plc on takeover by scheme of arrangement Cains acted as Isle of Man counsel to Hayward Tyler Group plc (HTG) in respect of a reverse takeover by Avingtrans plc (another engineering company trading on AIM) in an all share deal.  The takeover was effected by way of a scheme of […]
Cains advises on US$230 million trust litigation
26 Jan 2017 Cains recently appeared in the Manx High Court proceedings relating to the “Fossdale Trust”. The trust comprises assets valued at approximately US$230 million. The case related to an application to the Isle of Man Chancery court, seeking guidance and confirmation as to the status of the trust, and the variation of the terms of the […]
Cains advises Sancus in connection with the establishment of its Isle of Man P2P lending operation
21 Dec 2015 Cains acted as Isle of Man legal advisers to the Sancus Group (a multi-jurisdictional P2P lending platform, owned by GLI Finance Limited which is listed on the Alternative Investment Market) in connection with the incorporation and registration of Sancus (IOM) Limited as a moneylender in the Isle of Man.
Cains are proud sponsors of an award at the Dream Catcher Heroes in the Community 2017 ball
9 Oct 2017 Cains is proud to announce that it is sponsoring the award for dedication to sport (over 18 category) at the Dream Catcher Heroes in the Community 2017 ball to be held on 27th October in conjunction with Manx Radio.  Dream Catcher is a non-profitable Isle of Man charity which provides gifts, rather than money, to […]
Cains assists Clearbell with acquisition of nationwide logistics portfolio
13 Apr 2017 Cains has acted for a fund (advised by Clearbell Capital) with the Isle of Man law aspects of its acquisition of a nationwide logistics and industrial portfolio, totalling 844,700 sq ft. The portfolio consists of 12 assets located across the UK and was acquired for £32,000,000. The portfolio was acquired from funds managed by Aviva […]
Cains assists Clearbell with portfolio disposals
16 Mar 2017 Cains has assisted Clearbell Property Partners II LP (“CPP II”), with the Isle of Man law aspects of over £24 million of sales in its Amber portfolio over the last five months. The mixed-use portfolio initially comprised of 29 assets in locations across the UK, and was acquired from Aberdeen Asset Management in August 2015, […]
Cains attends major aviation conference in Las Vegas
11 Nov 2015 Cains attended this year’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Tax, Regulatory and Risk Management Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on15-18 November 2015. Bringing together delegates from around the world, the annual NBAA conference attracts leading business aviation owners, operators, banks and industry professionals. Steven Quayle, head of aviation at Cains, says “in recent years NBAA […]
Cains attends MIPIM 2016
6 Apr 2016 Representatives from the Isle of Man and London offices again attended MIPIM this year – the world’s largest annual property conference which was held in Cannes 15-17th March. Senior lawyer Scott Leonard-Morgan was accompanied by Stuart Gibson from Cains Fiduciaries – our associated corporate services provider. This annual event was attended by over 20,000 delegates and […]
Cains launches UK corporate services business
17 Oct 2016 Cains is pleased to announce the establishment of its new UK corporate services business, Cains Fiduciaries (UK) Limited (“CFL UK”). CFL UK is based at Cains’ existing London office at 32 Cornhill and can provide a full range of UK corporate and administrative solutions. The service offering includes establishment of UK corporate entities, provision of […]
Cains pledge support to the Armed Forces community
16 Mar 2017 Three organisations in the Isle of Man including the Cains Group have pledged their support to the Armed Forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant during a black tie dinner held in the Isle of Man on Friday 10 March. During the evening the Covenant was signed by Douglas Borough Council, Cains Group Limited […]
Cains representatives to attend MIPIM 2017
27 Jan 2017 Cains will once again be attending MIPIM, the world’s leading property market conference. Scott-Leonard Morgan, from our Isle of Man office and Stephanie Chew, from our London office will be representing Cains Advocates Limited. Cains Fiduciaries Limited will be represented by Ryan Cregeen. If you will be attending and would like to meet, please do […]
Cains shortlisted for law firm of the year award
5 Jul 2016 Cains Advocates have been shortlisted in the Law Firm of the Year – Isle of Man category at the Citywealth IFC Awards 2017. Over 200 companies across 15 jurisdictions have sent submissions, which recognise excellence of the advisers and managers in the private wealth sector in the major international financial centres. All category winners will be […]
Cains successfully represent Bank of Scotland in dismissing claim
8 Feb 2017 Cains recently secured a judgment, on behalf of Bank of Scotland Plc, dismissing a claim against it on the ground that the Isle of Man courts were not the appropriate courts in which to litigate the alleged claim. The judgment is of particular interest in so far as the court considered differences between the legal regimes, […]
Cains to attend EBACE 2016 in Geneva
28 Apr 2016 Cains will be represented at the annual European Business Aviation Convention (“EBACE”) in Geneva on 24th and 25th of May 2016. It will be the ninth consecutive year of attendance by the firm. Steven Quayle, Head of Aviation at Cains will be available to meet clients and to discuss Isle of Man opportunities. Recognised as […]
Cains to present at NBAA Conference
1 Feb 2016 Cains will be presenting at the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Aircraft Finance, Registration & Legal Conference in Boca Raton, Florida from 10-12 February 2016. The conference focuses on global business aviation finance and legal issues, bringing together some of the industry’s leading banks and professionals. Steven Quayle, head of aviation at Cains, […]
Cains to sponsor 2017 NBAA Business Aircraft Finance, Registration & Legal Conference
1 Mar 2017 Cains will be sponsoring the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Aircraft Finance, Registration & Legal Conference taking place in Bonita Springs, Florida from 5 – 8 March 2017. The conference focuses on global business aviation finance and legal issues, bringing together some of the industry’s leading banks and professionals. Steven Quayle, head of […]
Cains will be attending the annual National Business Aviation Association Tax, Regulatory and Risk Management Conference in Las Vegas this month
9 Oct 2017 Cains will be attending the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Tax, Regulatory and Risk Management Conference in Las Vegas on 8th to 9th October 2017. Bringing together delegates from around the world, the annual NBAA conference attracts leading business aviation owners, operators, banks and industry professionals. Steven Quayle, head of aviation at Cains, says “NBAA-Bace […]
Cains’ advocate achieves Data Protection accreditation
29 Nov 2017 Adam Clark, an Associate in Cains’ corporate department, has successfully gained accreditation as a qualified data protection practitioner from PDP, a leading provider in professional level data protection training. The Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection is the practical qualification for those working in the fields of data protection and privacy. PDP describes it as being […]
Cains’ Charles Williams called to the Bar
Cains Advocates has announced that Charles Williams has been called to the Manx Bar, having joined Cains as a trainee in September 2015. Born and raised in the Isle of Man, Charles passed his Manx Bar examinations having previously been awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Commendation from the University of Law, Chester […]
Cains’ recognition at Who’s Who Legal 2017
18 Sep 2017 Cains’ recognition at Who’s Who Legal 2017 Cains were recognised as Country and State Award Offshore winners in the 4th Annual Who’s Who Legal Awards ceremony which was held in London on 15 May 2017. Other winners at the event were Baker Botts (USA, Texas), Mourant Ozannes (Jersey) and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (England). www.whoswholegal.com
Cains’ trainee advocate called to the Manx Bar
20 Apr 2017 Mary-Louise Buxton has become the latest trainee advocate from Douglas law firm Cains to be called to the Manx Bar. Cains has since appointed Mary–Louise as an associate within its corporate department, a role which will see her assisting in a wide range of general corporate matters, including international commercial property structures, aviation and shipping […]
Chambers Europe 2017 recognises nine Cains lawyers
2 May 2017 Nine advocates from Douglas-based Cains have been ranked in this year’s Chambers Europe, an independent guide to the continent’s best legal practitioners and firms. The 2017 edition of the European legal directory awarded three Cains lawyers with top-tier rankings, with managing director Andrew Corlett OBE named as an ‘Eminent Practitioner’. The guide’s editorial commentary highlights […]
Charles Williams elected Chairman of the Isle of Man Young Lawyers Association
6 Dec 2017 At the Annual General Meeting for the Young Lawyers Association on 22 November 2017, Charles Williams of Cains’ Litigation Department was elected as the new Chairman. Charles commented: “I was delighted to have been elected by members of the Young Lawyers Association as its next Chairman.  I believe that it plays an important role in […]
Compliance Chief Joins Cains Group
11 Nov 2015 Douglas-based law and professional services group Cains has announced the appointment of Graeme Snape as Head of Compliance. Graeme’s career in the Isle of Man financial services sector spans more than 35 years and he has spent the last 20 working within governance, regulatory, risk and compliance disciplines. Graeme commented: “I am excited to have […]
First Names Group acquires Cains Fiduciary Business
3 Jul 2017 First Names Group is pleased to announce that it has concluded its acquisition of the fiduciary arm of leading Isle of Man law and professional services group, Cains, following receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. Cains is one of the Isle of Man’s principal commercial law and professional services providers, with operations in the Isle […]
Top Chambers ranking for law firm Cains
17 Nov 2015 “Leading Isle of Man law and professional services group” Cains has been given top Band 1 rankings in the esteemed Chambers UK Guide for 2016. Cains has been top-ranked in two practice areas including Corporate & Finance and Dispute Resolution by the annual independent guide to the best UK law firms. It was also ranked […]
Top rankings and international recognition for law firm Cains
24 Mar 2017 Leading Isle of Man law firm Cains has been awarded top rankings in the internationally-recognised 2017 Chambers Global guide. The annual guide, which objectively rates lawyers and law firms on a global basis, has given Cains top ‘Band 1’ recognition in both Corporate & Finance and Dispute Resolution. Each year, the world’s best lawyers and […]

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