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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

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

Carey Group

Carey Group is an international financial services company employing over 150 staff working from nine EU and non EU jurisdictions. Our heritage dates back to 1968 when we established Carey Trustees Limited,…

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Events Diary

Opal Middle East Family Office Symposium

03 Nov 2014 to  04 Nov 2014
A part of the Private Wealth Series, this family office conference is Opal's premier event for...
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IBC Private Wealth Middle East

05 Nov 2014
Guernsey will be sponsoring, exhibiting and speaking at IBC's Private Wealth Middle East ...
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STEP Global Congress

06 Nov 2014 to  07 Nov 2014
The STEP Global Congress will provide a world-class technical programme and meeting opportunit...
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