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Cayman's Growing High-Net-Worth Community

Building on a Tradition of Excellence!


Join us for episode 3 of IRG’s Oracle Webinar Series, as we discuss the origins of the Cayman Islands’ growing High-Net-Worth community, the reason we are seeing expansion in this market and the professional services firms that are adapting and evolving their proposition to cater for this evolving demographic.

Host, James O’Brien of IRG’s luxury real estate division, will be joined by Jeremy Hurst, Owner/Broker of IRG and Managing Director of IRC – International Relocation Consultants, Philip Paschalides, a Partner in Walkers’ International’s Global Finance & Corporate Group, as well as Stephen Price, Vice President and Portfolio Manager of The Price Team of RBC Dominion Securities Global Limited.

The key themes for discussion will be:

  • Cayman's evolution as a global finance center.
  • Why HNWI's and corporations have chosen to relocate to Cayman.
  • Changes in relocation trends and the driving factors.
  • How Cayman's cultural, legal and financial eco-system has evolved to meet the needs of the super-wealthy.
  • How are professional services firms adapting to simplify the relocation process?
  • What does the future hold for Cayman's HNW community?







Jeremy Hurst - Broker/Owner, IRG

A 31 year resident of Cayman, Jeremy is the Broker/Owner of IRG as well as Chair of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World's Global Advisory Board and a member of the Leading RE Board. A former President of CIREBA, he is an expert in Cayman's luxury, commercial and development real estate markets.  MORE...


James O'Brien - Sales & Investment Consultant, IRG

James, a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, built a successful 20-year career in international hospitality management that culminated at the Ritz-Carlton Resort here in Grand Cayman. He held the post of Executive Director of the Resort's Real Estate, where he presided over half a billion dollars worth of assets. MORE...


Special Guests

Philip Paschalides - Partner, Walkers

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Philip Paschalides is based in Walkers' Cayman Islands office and is a partner in the firm's Global Finance & Corporate Group.

Philip is a member of the multi-disciplinary private capital and trusts practice, representing private clients and family offices on the financial aspects of the cross-border transactions in which they participate.

Philip has been practising in the Cayman Islands since 2002 and, over that time, has been involved in a significant number of "pathfinder" transactions which have utilised legal structures or incorporated features that have subsequently become standard practice in the market.  He has been recognize as a notable practitioner for corporate, banking, finance and capital markets transactions for a number of years by the main legal directories as well as by his peers, both onshore and offshore. MORE...


Stephen Price CIM, MBA, MPhil (Cantab) - Vice-President & Portfolio Manager, The Price Team of RBC Dominion Securities

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Stephen Price is the driving force behind The Price Team of RBC Dominion Securities. He has been with the firm since September 2001 and began his financial services career as an analyst with a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. While he has lived primarily in the Cayman Islands, Stephen has studied and worked in several other countries, including South Africa and Spain. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at Cornell University in New York in 1995, and a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in finance from the University of London in 1999. He holds a Master of Philosophy in management studies from Cambridge University in the UK and received his Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute. MORE...