Tag: Guernsey Finance

Award wins demonstrate Guernsey’s ILS pedigree

Award wins demonstrate Guernsey’s ILS pedigree

| July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s leading position in the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) arena has been reinforced at this year’s Trading Risk Awards. It comes after two of the jurisdiction’s reinsurance companies, Kelvin Re and Secquaero ICC, were named winners in their respective categories at the London awards. Held annually, the Trading Risk Awards recognise the very best in […]

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Banking innovator to headline business event

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Managing Director of Regional Banking at Metro Bank, which opened in 2010 as Britain’s first ‘challenger bank’, will be sharing his unique insight with a local audience on Tuesday 30 June. Chris Brindley, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the retail banking industry, is a leading advocate of community banking and has […]

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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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