Tag: Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Finance unveils new brand to promote Guernsey

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally – today launched its new corporate brand and logo. The rebranding follows lengthy consultation with local industry focus groups and means that Guernsey Finance will promote the jurisdiction overseas under the brand of WE ARE GUERNSEY. Since 2007, Guernsey Finance had been promoting […]

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ILS market returns could be hit by further natural catastrophe losses

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Natural disasters in the second half of this year could have a serious impact on the returns generated by the insurance linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment markets in 2016, a panel of industry figures has claimed. Speaking at the Guernsey-hosted ‘ILS Insight’ masterclass in Zurich earlier this month, Des Potter, Head of GC […]

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Guernsey shares its ‘ILS Insight’ with Zurich audience

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Global investors are continuing to shift their attention towards alternative asset classes such as insurance linked securities (ILS), according to the third annual Guernsey-hosted ILS Masterclass. The event, ‘ILS Insight’, which was held in Zurich, attracted more than 100 delegates from across the insurance, asset management, wealth management and adviser communities and featured major figures […]

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Guernsey Finance comments on the UK’s referendum vote to leave the EU

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, said: “We note the decision of the people of the UK to leave the EU. This is a historic decision and indeed a historic day. However, although the decision is clear, we have yet to see how it will be implemented and the new world that will be formed […]

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Guernsey funds grow more than £10 billion in Q1

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The total value of funds business in Guernsey grew by £10.4 billion (4.6%) during the first quarter of the year. New figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, at the end of March 2016, the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in the Island stood at £238 billion […]

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Guernsey wins international Wealth Adviser Award

Guernsey wins international Wealth Adviser Award

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been named as the best international wealth management centre at the Wealth Adviser Awards 2016. The awards, presented annually, recognise excellence among wealth managers and service providers from the UK and offshore jurisdictions and encompass a range of categories covering the wealth management space. The winners were determined by votes received from Wealth […]

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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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