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WELCOME TO GUERNSEY

The Island is widely recognised as one of the world's premier international finance centres, having a unique mix of talent, independence and natural assets which has enabled financial services to flourish for almost 50 years. 

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THE LEADER IN NON-UK LSE LISTINGS

Guernsey remains home to more entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally (excluding the UK).

Listings leader

PERFECTLY PLACED FOR ILS

Guernsey's long track record and existing expertise gained in the investment funds and insurance sectors are optimised and combined in its insurance linked securities offering.

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AIFMD OPTIONS

Guernsey's dual regime approach to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) caters for distribution of funds into both EU and non-EU countries.

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FOUNDATIONS - ANOTHER FIDUCIARY OPTION

Guernsey's much-heralded Foundations Law came into force in early 2013 adding another string to the bow of tools available to help with structuring for wealth preservation and generation.

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Latest Figures

Bank Deposits
£82bn
Funds AUM
£264bn
Fiduciary Licensees
150

Captives & Cells
796

KEY FACTS

  • £82bn deposits held in Guernsey
  • 31 licensed banks
  • Services offered range from retail banking and deposit taking through to private wealth management

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KEY FACTS

  • Largest captive domicile in Europe
  • Fourth biggest in the world
  • 796 licensed international insurance entities
  • Pioneer of PCC legislation
  • Not after Solvency II equivalence

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KEY FACTS

  • Funds focused on sustainable developments
  • Captive expertise offers alternative insurance solutions
  • World-leading IP environment

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KEY FACTS

  • 150 full corporate licensees
  • Ranging from large organisations to independent, boutique operations
  • New Foundations legislation
  • World-first Image Rights legislation
  • Aircraft registry, 2-REG

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Provider Focus

Provident Fiduciary Group

The Provident Fiduciary Group is a locally owned and managed fiduciary group which specialises in the full range of trust and corporate administration, including local and international RATS, to a global client…

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Events Diary

Soccerex

08 Sep 2014 to  10 Sep 2014
The Soccerex Global Convention is the World's largest football business event, seeing the glob...
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GF Industry Update 2014

09 Sep 2014
Join us at the annual Guernsey Finance Industry Update 2014 to be held at St James Concert &...
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Fund Management Summit 2014

23 Sep 2014 to  24 Sep 2014
The second annual Fund Management Summit will bring together top UK and European investment bu...
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