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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
£77bn
Funds AUM
£261bn
Fiduciary Licensees
150

Captives & Cells
806

KEY FACTS

  • £77bn deposits held in Guernsey
  • 30 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
  • 806 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

Marlborough Trust Company Limited

We are proactive problem solvers working in conjunction with professional advisers to bring creative thoughts to each client relationship and specialise in business structuring, family wealth enhancement and bespoke pension planning. We…

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