Scotiabank Bahamas – Best Emerging Markets Bank

March 15, 2016By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, International Issues, Members in the News

[Global Finance]( magazine today [named]( the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Latin America. The exclusive survey will be published in its May 2016 issue. Global Finance editors – with input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultants – selected the best emerging markets bank in the region and in 26 countries. Criteria for … Read More

Data Hosting in The Bahamas

January 30, 2016By @BahamasFSBE-Business & ICT, Members in the News

The Bahamas has a solid Internet infrastructure, and is a favourable jurisdiction for data privacy. This has been affirmed by Richard Douglas. He moved to The Bahamas from Canada in the 1990s to explore opportunities in the IT space. By the late 90s, data centres were built, with the local phone company and the cable … Read More

The Bahamas Must Play To Its Strengths

November 4, 2015By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Members in the News, Private Wealth Management

[Andbank (Bahamas) Limited]( yesterday opened a two-day meeting for Global Managing Directors at the One & Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island, with over 30 of its top executives here discussing global trends, strategies and initiatives to position it as a leading private bank across the globe. Andbank’s global chief executive Ricard Tubau expressed optimism … Read More

Bahamas Government to Launch Short-Term Debt Security

July 14, 2015By @BahamasFSBBusiness, Industry News, Members in the News, Securities Industry, The Economy

The Government has announced plans to launch a new short-term debt security on July 22 via a $150 million offering to institutional investors. RoyalFidelity Merchant Bank & Trust, the Government’s lead advisor and placement agents, had revealed earlier this month that the upcoming $150 million issue will be evenly split between 30-day, 90-day and 180-day … Read More

Colina’s Financial Controller earns Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation

July 7, 2015By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Insurance, Members in the News

***New credential helps company maintain “the strongest financial management team possible”*** Life and health insurer Colina Insurance Limited announces that Financial Controller Antoinette Moxey has earned the globally recognized Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Achieving the CMA demonstrates Ms. Moxey’s professional expertise in many facets of accounting and … Read More

Colina Employee Qualifies as Fellow of the Society of Actuaries

June 25, 2015By @BahamasFSBEducation & Training, Insurance, Members in the News

[Colina Insurance Limited]( has announced its newest actuary, Leah Major, who qualified as a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) on June 3, 2015. Leah’s admittance as a Fellow is the single most important credential that an actuary receives, and is earned over many years of post-university independent study and a rigorous examination process. … Read More

Emerging Energy Services Fund Listed on Exchange

June 17, 2015By @BahamasFSBAsset Management, BISX, Industry News, Members in the News

Open-ended Investment Fund Emerging Energy Services Fund Ltd has completed the BISX Mutual Fund Listing Process and has been added to the roster of funds listed on the Exchange. [The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited]( served as the BISX Sponsor Member that brought this Fund to the Exchange, and has been appointed as the Administrator for … Read More

Commonwealth Bank Limited Lists Preference Shares

April 24, 2015By @BahamasFSBBISX, Members in the News, Securities Industry

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange ([BISX]( announced today that [Commonwealth Bank Limited]( (“CBL”) has successfully completed the listing process for its Class E,J,K,L,M and N Preference Shares (The Preference Shares). The Shares have been added to the roster of securities listed on the Exchange and will trade through the BISX Automated Trading System (BATS). Each … Read More