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Marlborough Stirling launches offshore admin subsidiary

Marlborough Stirling has announced the launch of Marlborough Stirling Association, a subsidiary which it says offers outsourced administration services for the life and investment sectors.

MS says the new firm will allow life offices to reduce costs and overcome recruitment difficulties. It will target offshore financial clients and will help them undertake administration using its software, or outsource software development and administration.

Commercial director Richard Akitt says: “The internationally-recognised regulatory standards on the Isle of Man and Marlborough Stirling&#39s extensive financial services outsourcing expertise is proving to be very attractive.”


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