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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. 

Island overview

GUERNSEY FUNDS FORUM 2014

This year's event on Thursday 1 May will put a spotlight on fundraising and allocation. With international economist and BRICs acronym creator Jim O'Neill as keynote speaker, the London event will be moderated by Alastair Stewart OBE and Sarah Montague.

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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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Latest Figures

Bank Deposits
£84bn
Funds AUM
£266bn
Fiduciary Licensees
150

Captives & Cells
784

KEY FACTS

  • £84bn 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
  • More than 780 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

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Provider Focus

Collas Crill

Collas Crill was formed in April 2011 by the merger of two of the Channel Islands' most respected and established names, Collas Day in Guernsey and Crill Canavan in Jersey, creating the…

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Events Diary

EuroHedge Summit 2014

29 Apr 2014 to  30 Apr 2014
A major hedge fund event attracting the industry's elite from around the globe. Held in Par...
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STEP Tax, Trusts and Estates Conference 2014: Leeds

30 Apr 2014
The STEP Tax, Trusts and Estates Conference 2014 offers an essential guidance on the latest de...
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Guernsey Funds Forum 2014

01 May 2014
The Pursuit of Capital - Art or Science? This year's Guernsey Funds Forum will examine modern ...
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