Tag: Guernsey Finance

KPMG report reveals that Guernsey funds facilitate £25 billion of inward investment to the UK from global investors

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

International Capital Flows, a report commissioned by the States of Guernsey and supported by Guernsey Finance, has analysed the economic benefits provided to the UK and Europe by the Guernsey funds market. The majority of the inward investment is deployed into long-term tangible assets, including private equity, infrastructure and commercial property. All of these asset […]

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How to stay competitive in the 21st century is focus of event

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The key factors behind what makes a successful finance company will be debated by a panel of UK and Guernsey experts at a thought leadership event on Tuesday 30 June. The event, titled ‘Staying competitive in the 21st century’, will offer a strategic insight into key issues of finance sector innovation and look to identify […]

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Guernsey Funds Forum 2015 draws huge crowd

Guernsey Funds Forum 2015 draws huge crowd

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 500 people attended the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015 in London last week. Held at the new etc. venues, 155 Bishopsgate, the Forum was hosted by ITV news anchor, Alastair Stewart, OBE, and the keynote speech was delivered by Guernsey resident and private equity specialist Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra […]

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Guernsey Finance welcomes continuity in the UK

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The continuation of a business-friendly government in the UK will be good for Guernsey’s finance industry, according to Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance. He was speaking after the Conservative Party, led by David Cameron, secured the 326 seats required to form the next UK Government with a majority in the House of Commons. […]

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Guernsey named best International Finance Centre

Guernsey named best International Finance Centre

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been named best International Finance Centre (IFC) at the Wealthbriefing European Awards 2015. The announcement was made last Thursday [30 April] during a ceremony at the Guildhall in the City of London. The evening represented the third annual European awards ceremony hosted by the private wealth management trade publication Wealthbriefing, which is part […]

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Guernsey bank deposits demonstrate financial stability

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The stability of Guernsey’s financial environment is demonstrated by the robust status of its bank deposits, according to Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance. New figures from the Island’s regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, show that the value of deposits held by banks in Guernsey fell by £254 million (0.3%) during the first […]

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AA+ credit rating endorses Guernsey’s ‘mainstream position’

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The international credit rating agency, Standard & Poor’s, has updated its rating of Guernsey following December’s £330 million bond issue for the inaugural States of Guernsey Bond. Guernsey remains at AA+ (Stable outlook), which represents an excellent assessment. It highlights a number of economic and financial strengths which include the States of Guernsey’s revenue flexibility […]

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Speakers added to line up for Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Representatives from PwC, Coller Capital, Dexion Capital, Baring Vostok, Hermes GPE and Metric Capital have been added to the roster of speakers for the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. It has already been announced that Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s […]

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Guernsey Finance appoints International Business Development Director

Guernsey Finance appoints International Business Development Director

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance has appointed Kate Clouston as its first Director of International Business Development. Miss Clouston, who has joined Guernsey Finance this month, will be responsible for leading additional international business development work, with a particular focus on evaluating and developing new geographical markets. She will also be involved in identifying and implementing development strategies […]

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Guernsey removed from Italian tax blacklist

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Italian Ministry of Finance has removed Guernsey from its revised tax blacklist. Amendments within the 2015 Finance Act mean that the anti-tax haven deduction blacklist has been revised to exclude all countries that have an adequate exchange of information with Italy. Sinéad Leddy, Head of Technical at Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for […]

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