Tag Archives: Bermuda

2015 should be a better year for Bermuda

There’s a definite mood of optimism in Bermuda as 2015 opens. Jonathan Kent of The Royal Gazette gives five reasons why in this lookahead.

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The cause of the Bermuda recession

Former Bermuda resident Kevin Comeau has a good piece here on “the cause of Bermuda’s economic collapse” which makes a strong case for the fact that the loss of jobs in international business was the main contributing factor. On the face … Continue reading

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Window

I love this photo of one of the windows at Dockyard. Nice job, Jasper Smits.

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Investment group takes over Capital G

As predicted yesterday, Capital G has received a new investor and majority shareholder. Clarien Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bermuda exempted company CWH Ltd, will be the majority ownership of Capital G Bank Ltd, while Edmund Gibbons Ltd … Continue reading

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Ward to join Hamilton Re?

Former Validus Re CEO Conan Ward is expected to join Brian Duperreault’s Hamilton Re as head of US markets, the Insurance Insider is reporting. Hamilton Re was formerly SAC Re and was bought by Duperreault and other investors including US hedge … Continue reading

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Blogexplosion

‘Tis the season to start a Bermuda blog it seems. Alex DeCouto of the Construction Association of Bermuda and Greymane Construction has just started one here, while Skippy and Bologna have also launched recently. Bermuda Blue and Catch a Fire very kindly … Continue reading

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Got them retail blues

There was some, but not much, Christmas cheer in the retail sales figures for November, which were released by the Department of Statistics last week. The report  said sales had risen in November, and that the increase was largely due … Continue reading

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