Tag: Guernsey Finance

Guernsey fund formations continue as NAV falls

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 27 new investment funds during the final quarter of 2014, resulting in a total of 137 additions during 2014. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) also show that the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in Guernsey fell by £42.2 billion (16.2%) during the […]

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Guy Hands to headline Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. The Guernsey resident and private equity specialist will top the bill for the annual event, which this year is titled ‘Achieving stability in a world of change’ and takes place on […]

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Managers continue to use Guernsey’s AIFMD private placement regime

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, as at 31 January 2015, 46 Guernsey Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) have used Guernsey’s National Private Placement (NPP) regime to market Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) into Europe. The figures, which solely reflect marketing into Europe by Guernsey AIFMs and do not include European Economic Area […]

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Guernsey bank deposits grow for second consecutive quarter

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The value of deposits held by banks in Guernsey grew by £2.8 billion (3.5%) during the final quarter of 2014. The increase is the second consecutive quarterly rise and figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that the total value of Guernsey bank deposits reached £83.7 billion at the end of December 2014. […]

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Guernsey brings its ILS Insight to London

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of its inaugural ILS Insight in Zurich last year, Guernsey Finance is hosting a follow up event on Wednesday 18 March at the British Museum in London. The event, ‘ILS Insight London’, will include two panel sessions featuring Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) experts from Guernsey, the UK and mainland Europe. An introduction […]

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Guernsey positions itself on the front foot to meet regulatory demands

Guernsey positions itself on the front foot to meet regulatory demands

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Panellists at a Guernsey funds technical masterclass in London have praised the jurisdiction for its progressive nature in tackling international regulatory developments. Delegates were told that Guernsey’s response to initiatives such as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common […]

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Guernsey named Europe’s best captive domicile for third straight year

Guernsey named Europe’s best captive domicile for third straight year

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been crowned European domicile of the year for the third successive year at the UK Captive Services Awards 2015. The awards, now in their third year, formed part of the Captive Live UK 2015 Conference and also saw Malcolm Cutts-Watson, the former Chairman of the Global Captive Practice for Willis internationally and a […]

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Guernsey enhances its leading position for non-UK LSE listings

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has more non-UK entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally, according to new figures from the market authority. LSE data shows that at the end of December 2014 there were 122 Guernsey-incorporated entities listed on the Main Market, the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and the Specialist Fund Market […]

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Guernsey closes year just short of 800 international insurers

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 85 new international insurers during 2014. This includes eight limited companies, three Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 54 PCC cells, five Incorporated Cell Companies (ICCs) and 15 ICC cells. Further data on the 85 licensed entities shows that their owners’ originate from a range of locations, including the UK […]

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Guernsey funds technical masterclass proving popular

Guernsey funds technical masterclass proving popular

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 300 delegates have signed up to attend the Guernsey funds technical masterclass in London at the end of the month. The event, which takes place at the British Museum on Wednesday 28 January, will showcase Guernsey’s funds offering and demonstrate how the Island is positioning itself amid the latest regulatory issues. The event […]

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