Tag: Guernsey Finance

PE still a ‘seller’s market’, says Risk Capital Partners’ Luke Johnson

PE still a ‘seller’s market’, says Risk Capital Partners’ Luke Johnson

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Risk Capital Partners’ Luke Johnson believes private equity remains a ‘seller’s market’ with a ‘huge weight of money to be invested’.   The entrepreneur, one of Britain’s leading businessmen, spoke in front of an audience of nearly 500 at the Guernsey Funds Forum in London last week [12 May].   “The current climate, unlike quite […]

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Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

Value of ESG not to be underestimated in fund selection process

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Having a clearly defined environment, social and governance (ESG) policy is now a key factor in attracting investors to a fund, a London funds audience has heard. Nearly 500 delegates attended the Guernsey Funds Forum in London last week [12 May] to hear a panel of leading funds experts debate investor perspectives, including a focus […]

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Guernsey returns to Zurich to host ILS masterclass

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the success of its inaugural ILS Insight event in Zurich in 2014, Guernsey Finance is returning to the Swiss city to host its annual ILS masterclass. The ‘ILS Insight’ event moved to London last year but will return to the Park Hyatt Zurich for the 2016 instalment. Taking place on Thursday 7 July, the […]

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Guernsey funds enjoy year-on-year growth

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The total value of funds business in Guernsey grew by £2.7 billion (1.2%) during the fourth quarter of 2015. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, at the end of December 2015, the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in the Island stood at £227.6 billion – an […]

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Private equity leader to speak at Guernsey Funds Forum 2016

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneur and leading private equity figure Luke Johnson will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Guernsey Funds Forum. The Chairman of private equity house Risk Capital Partners will top the bill for the annual event, which this year is titled ‘The new scope – investor perspectives, innovation and success’, and takes place on Thursday […]

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Pension funds look to captive insurance for longevity risk answers

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Captive insurance companies are providing pension funds with a valuable avenue to the reinsurance market for transferring longevity risk, a newly-published white paper has reported. ‘Longevity risk market comes of age’, the Guernsey Finance white paper, written by insurance journalist Helen Yates, examined how longevity risk – the risk that people live longer into their […]

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Guernsey to host launch event to mark Hong Kong office opening

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Respected Hong Kong current affairs commentator, Michael Chugani, will moderate a panel session at a launch event to mark the opening of a Guernsey representative office in Hong Kong. Taking place at The China Club in Central on Wednesday 2 March, the event will feature a panel debate on the current economic climate and the […]

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Strong Guernsey presence in Citywealth Power Women list

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kate Clouston, Director of International Business Development at Guernsey Finance, has been named in the Citywealth 2015 IFC Power Women Top 200. Now in its third year, the list highlights 200 of the most powerful women in government, private wealth, private client advisory, education and philanthropy across international financial centres. In total, 31 women from Guernsey […]

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Guernsey masterclass to weigh up AIFMD NPP and passporting regimes

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Options available to fund managers marketing into Europe under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will be the focus of a Guernsey funds masterclass in London next year. The event, which takes place at the British Museum on Wednesday 3 February, will feature a panel debate among leading figures from the funds industry and […]

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Guernsey Finance to open Hong Kong office

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance is delighted to announce that it will open a representative office in Hong Kong in the first quarter of next year. The office will be the promotional agency’s second overseas outpost, in addition to its Shanghai office which opened in 2008. Guernsey Finance China Representative, Wendy Weng, who is based in Shanghai, will […]

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