Tag: Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Finance debate to assess risk appetite

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance’s annual industry update is getting a fresh look this year with a debate on risk appetite taking centre stage. The international promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry will still provide local industry with an overview of current activity, but this year’s event will also include two panel sessions featuring industry, government and […]

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Fund managers utilising Guernsey’s AIFMD private placement regime

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, as at 31 July 2014, a total of 34 Guernsey Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) have utilised 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 not that by […]

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Guernsey Finance addresses how Guernsey fits into the “bigger picture” at Heritage Insurance-sponsored IoD lunch

Guernsey Finance addresses how Guernsey fits into the “bigger picture” at Heritage Insurance-sponsored IoD lunch

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The way in which Guernsey Finance fits into the “bigger picture” of the island’s economic infrastructure was the focus of the Institute of Directors (IoD) lecture lunch sponsored by Heritage Insurance. Guernsey Finance’s chief executive Fiona Le Poidevin gave an overview of the work the organisation does to promote the island’s financial services industry worldwide. […]

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Guernsey adds 113 new funds in 12 months

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 26 new investment funds during the first quarter of this year, which means that there were a total of 113 additions during the 12 months to the end of March. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that 24 new funds were approved during the second quarter of […]

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Guernsey gets exposure in the US

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s funds industry has been showcased to some of the leading private equity managers and advisers in the US. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally, led a team to the SuperReturn US conference in Boston last week. She said: “This is the third […]

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Guernsey wins award for Insurance Linked Securities

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been named ‘best in class’ for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) at the Professional Adviser International Fund and Product Awards 2014. Now in their 15th year, the awards are run by Professional Adviser, a weekly trade magazine focusing on the issues facing the investment advisory market in the UK. Guernsey Finance – the promotional […]

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Hot topics to take centre stage at Guernsey ILS event in Zurich

Hot topics to take centre stage at Guernsey ILS event in Zurich

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The pressing issues within the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) sector will take centre stage at a Guernsey Finance-hosted thought leadership event in Zurich next month. The event, ‘ILS Insight’, takes place at the Park Hyatt Zurich on Wednesday 2 July and will include two panel sessions featuring ILS experts from Guernsey, the UK and mainland […]

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Guernsey earns admirers in South Africa

Guernsey earns admirers in South Africa

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey is a prestigious financial services centre, according to wealth management practitioners at this year’s STEP conference in South Africa. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry, led a delegation to South Africa last week, which included exhibiting at the event in Johannesburg. Miss Le […]

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Guernsey licenses 99 international insurers in 12 months

Guernsey licenses 99 international insurers in 12 months

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 99 new international insurers in the 12 months to the end of March. This includes 8 limited companies, 5 Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 73 PCC cells, 3 Incorporated Cell Companies (ICCs) and 10 ICC cells. Further data on these newly licensed entities shows that their owners’ geographical origin […]

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Guernsey Funds Forum 2014 concludes the pursuit of capital is an art

Guernsey Funds Forum 2014 concludes the pursuit of capital is an art

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The pursuit of capital in the investment funds industry is an art and not a science, according to an exit poll of more than 350 delegates attending yesterday’s Guernsey Funds Forum 2014 in London. The half-day conference and exhibition, titled ‘The pursuit of capital – art or science?’, included two panel sessions – one on […]

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