Tag: Guernsey Finance

Guernsey message cuts through the noise in Hong Kong

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey delegation in Hong Kong is making itself heard against the backdrop of political protests on the streets and competitor jurisdictions at the STEP Asia conference. Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – is once again one of the lead sponsors of the event, which is the main wealth […]

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Guernsey delegation set to embark on two-week tour of Asia

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from Guernsey are heading to Hong Kong and mainland China during the next fortnight to reinforce the Island’s financial services offering to current and prospective Asian contacts. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry – is next week leading a delegation of the Island’s […]

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Guernsey adds 42 new funds in quarter two

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 42 new investment funds during the second quarter of this year, resulting in a total of 131 additions during the 12 months to the end of June. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that 33 new funds were approved during the third quarter of 2013 and 30 […]

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Guernsey Finance debate prompts commitment to align risk appetite

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s finance sector, government and regulator have made a commitment to align their risk appetite in a bid to promote growth in the industry. Guernsey Finance, the international promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry, held its annual industry update on Tuesday at St James, with nearly 300 attendees. As well as providing local industry […]

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Guernsey Finance debate to assess risk appetite

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Finance’s annual industry update is getting a fresh look this year with a debate on risk appetite taking centre stage. The international promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry will still provide local industry with an overview of current activity, but this year’s event will also include two panel sessions featuring industry, government and […]

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Fund managers utilising Guernsey’s AIFMD private placement regime

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, as at 31 July 2014, a total of 34 Guernsey Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) have utilised Guernsey’s National Private Placement (NPP) regime to market Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) into Europe. The figures, which solely reflect marketing into Europe by Guernsey AIFMs and not that by […]

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Guernsey Finance addresses how Guernsey fits into the “bigger picture” at Heritage Insurance-sponsored IoD lunch

Guernsey Finance addresses how Guernsey fits into the “bigger picture” at Heritage Insurance-sponsored IoD lunch

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The way in which Guernsey Finance fits into the “bigger picture” of the island’s economic infrastructure was the focus of the Institute of Directors (IoD) lecture lunch sponsored by Heritage Insurance. Guernsey Finance’s chief executive Fiona Le Poidevin gave an overview of the work the organisation does to promote the island’s financial services industry worldwide. […]

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Guernsey adds 113 new funds in 12 months

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s financial services regulator approved 26 new investment funds during the first quarter of this year, which means that there were a total of 113 additions during the 12 months to the end of March. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that 24 new funds were approved during the second quarter of […]

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Guernsey gets exposure in the US

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s funds industry has been showcased to some of the leading private equity managers and advisers in the US. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry internationally, led a team to the SuperReturn US conference in Boston last week. She said: “This is the third […]

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Guernsey wins award for Insurance Linked Securities

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guernsey has been named ‘best in class’ for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) at the Professional Adviser International Fund and Product Awards 2014. Now in their 15th year, the awards are run by Professional Adviser, a weekly trade magazine focusing on the issues facing the investment advisory market in the UK. Guernsey Finance – the promotional […]

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