21st May 2016

Improving Governance In Private Equity Funds – Pushing on an Open Door

Unlike hedge funds and almost all other forms of collective structures, the private equity industry has not historically made use of competent independent directors. Rather, the PE industry has been content with the historical practices of relying on insiders and LP representatives via advisory committees. Is this about to change? The hedge fund industry moved…

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20th May 2016

Private Equity Americas Forum

Markets Group held their flagship private equity conference in New York on the 18th and 19th of May. The event brings together the leading illiquid alternative allocators, including pensions, foundations, endowments, family wealth, investment consultants, OCIO, sovereign funds, and private market investors for a two day networking event. Highwater’s Gary Linford had the privilege of…

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1st January 2016

New Associate Director

The directors at HighWater are pleased to announce the promotion of Nicole Gagliano to an Associate Director. Nicole joined HighWater in 2007. She has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Cayman, having begun her career in 2000 as an accountant for an offshore property management company. This was followed by six…

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15th December 2015

HighWater’s Annual Christmas Party Supports Crisis Centre

As is now been a long tradition of HighWater charitable giving, at our annual Cayman Christmas party we were able to raise CI$12,500 in funds and hundreds of dollars in other gifts in kind in support of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre. Each year, HighWater invites its Cayman-based clients, referrers and friends to Saturday brunch,…

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30th November 2015

Darren Stainrod

HighWater announces the resignation of Darren Stainrod who was welcomed onto the HighWater platform in May 2013. We have enjoyed having Darren as a contributor to the valuable collective experience of the HighWater directors.  While unfortunate, Darren’s departure is being handled in an amicable way, in the best interests of our clients.  Darren retains access…

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12th November 2015

Goldman Sachs 13th Annual Client Hedge Fund Seminar in New York

Gary Linford was invited to participate in Goldman Sachs client conference held on Thursday, 12th November at GS New York HQ. Gary was a member of the Valuation Panel, together with EY partner, Natalie Deak and Stephan Forstmann of Duff & Phelps. The Valuation Panel was chaired by Kara Saxon of Goldman Sachs Prime Services and…

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25th October 2015

Cayman welcomes ESMA announcement

Originally published on Caymanfinances.com At a session of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee at the European Parliament on 13 October 2015, Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), confirmed that ESMA will shortly commence an assessment of the Cayman Islands for its inclusion within the passport regime under the terms…

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10th October 2015

2016 Miss Cayman Islands Official Sashing Event

HighWater Limited is delighted to be the contestant sponsor of Miss Erin Hislop for the 2016 Miss Cayman Islands Pageant. HighWater staff attended the Miss Cayman Islands official sashing event that was held at Abacus in Camana Bay on 10th October 2015 where we presented Erin with her sash. We wish Erin all the best…

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17th September 2015

Cayman Finance recognises HighWater for its support in the Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience

At this evening’s function at the George Town Yacht Club, Cayman Finance, the Ministry of Financial Services and the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs recognised HighWater for its support and participation in the Student Education & Work Experience Programme. The media was on hand and Shaquille was smiling all night. Approximately 60 people…

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15th September 2015

HighWater Sponsors Junior Golf in Cayman

The rescheduled final round of the Junior Golf Championships was played at North Sound Golf Club last Sunday with 30 young golfers in various categories. The Cayman Islands boys champion was Aaron Jarvis, who beat Justin Hastings in a sudden-death playoff after they were tied through 36 holes of competition. The Cayman Islands girls champion…

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