Tag: Guernsey Finance

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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Guernsey holds ‘ILS Insight’ event in Zurich

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Experts from across the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) asset class are coming together to discuss the industry’s pressing issues at a Guernsey Finance-hosted thought leadership event in Zurich. 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 […]

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Guernsey adds 100+ new funds during 2013

Guernsey adds 100+ new funds during 2013

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 30 new investment funds during the fourth quarter of last year, which means that that there were a total of 103 additions during 2013. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that 16 new funds were approved during the first quarter of last year, 24 during the second, […]

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Guernsey retains title as Europe’s best captive domicile

Guernsey retains title as Europe’s best captive domicile

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has once again been crowned European captive domicile of the year at the UK Captive Services Awards 2014. The awards, now in its second year, formed part of the Captive Live UK 2014 Conference that took place earlier this week and also saw a number of Guernsey-based firms named as winners in their respective […]

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Guernsey Finance comment re: Chief Minister’s resignation

Guernsey Finance comment re: Chief Minister’s resignation

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally, commenting on the resignation of Guernsey’s Chief Minister, Deputy Peter Harwood, said: “I am sorry to hear that Deputy Peter Harwood has made the personal decision to tender his resignation from the office of Chief Minister of […]

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Guernsey Finance chief wins award for raising Island’s profile

Guernsey Finance chief wins award for raising Island’s profile

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally, has been recognised for her contribution to raising the profile of Guernsey. Miss Le Poidevin was one of only four women to win awards at the Citywealth Power Women Lunch 2014 which was held on Thursday 23 January […]

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Guernsey still leads in LSE listings, added most in 2013

Guernsey still leads in LSE listings, added most in 2013

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has more entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally (excluding the UK), according to new figures from the market authority. LSE data shows that at the end of December 2013 there were 115 Guernsey-incorporated entities listed on the Main Market, the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and the Specialist […]

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ILS helps Guernsey license 89 international insurers in 2013

ILS helps Guernsey license 89 international insurers in 2013

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) licensed 89 new international insurers during 2013. This includes 10 limited companies, 6 Protected Cell Companies (PCCs), 63 PCC cells, 2 Incorporated Cell Companies (ICCs) and 8 ICC cells. It means that there were 758 international insurers licensed in the Island at the end of December 2013. This number […]

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Guernsey adds 33 new funds in Q3 2013

Guernsey adds 33 new funds in Q3 2013

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 33 new investment funds during the third quarter of 2013. Figures released today by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that it approved five open-ended funds, 19 closed-ended funds and nine non-Guernsey schemes between the start of June and the end of September this year. Taking into account licences […]

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