Independent professional services firms, Cyan and Altair, have joined forces to create a leading practice in the Channel Islands comprising more than 20 professionals in the fields of directorship, compliance and governance consultancy services.
Cyan provides regulatory advice and support, technical AML/CFT compliance and related training services to businesses operating in Jersey.
Altair provides independent directorship services to investment funds and other entities based in multiple jurisdictions, including Jersey, Guernsey, Luxembourg and Cayman, as well as fiduciary investment consultancy and compliance support services to Jersey TCBs, FSBs and other entities.
Nicola Crowell, co-founder of Cyan, said, “We are delighted to be joining forces with the Altair team at a time when the regulatory and compliance burden faced by financial services businesses is ever-increasing and the need for quality, reliable and targeted professional advice has never been so strong. We have always drawn upon our extensive experience as former regulators and senior industry professionals to help businesses meet legal and regulatory demands. We are so pleased to have found in Altair a partner with the same values and high integrity to continue our growth story.”
Ian Lambert, co-founder of Altair, said “The combination of Cyan and Altair provides our respective client bases with access to a deep pool of talented governance and compliance professionals, including highly technical ‘best-in-class’ consultants.”
Ian added “Whilst we will continue to maintain a clear division between the regulated director services business and non-regulated consultancy services, the combined businesses create powerful synergies at all levels, providing our industry with an unrivalled source of knowledge and experience. We are very excited to be partnering with Nicola and her team as we move forward together to build a market leading governance and compliance services business.”
Both Cyan Regulatory Services and Altair Partners are independent and not affiliated to an administrator, law firm or other service provider. Altair is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.