Offshore fund research company Forsyth Partners has linked up with Jersey-based comapany Van Neste Financial Management to form VNFM which will market Forsythe's research and asset management services in the Channel Isands and throughout Europe. The offshore domicile announced recently that it had achieved record sales in the second quarter of this year - 41% higher than for the same time period last year. Total assets under management saw an increase of £2.5bn ($4.1bn).