Butterfield Fulcrum Group was established in September 2008, created out of a merger between Fulcrum Group, a leading independent administrator backed by 3i, and Butterfield Fund Services (previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bermuda-based Butterfield Bank). BFG has US$90bn in assets under administration and is one of the top, independently managed global fund administrators.
Conyers Dill & Pearman has experienced continued growth over the past ten months and now boasts a complement of eleven offices, over 550 staff and more than 150 lawyers worldwide. In December 2008 Conyers became the first offshore law firm to establish an office in Brazil, opening Conyers Dill e Pearman Servicos de Consultoria Ltda. in São Paulo paving the way for the provision of offshore legal services from Brazil. Alan Dickson will head up the São Paulo office and is joined by Partner Benjamin Dyer.