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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

2-REG, THE CHANNEL ISLANDS AIRCRAFT REGISTRY

Guernsey's new aircraft registry provides for the registration of high quality aircraft involved in non-commercial flying activity around the world.

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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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COMPANY LAW - JURISDICTION COMPARISON

The Companies (Guernsey) Law came into effect in 2008. This document explores the benefits of using a Guernsey company against those in other jurisdictions. 

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Latest Figures

Bank Deposits
£81bn
Funds AUM
£261bn
Fiduciary Licensees
153

Captives & Cells
808

KEY FACTS

  • £81bn 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
  • 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

  • Over 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

BWCI Group

The BWCI Group was established in 1979 and is the largest firm of actuaries and consultants in the Channel Islands. We provide a broad range of employee benefits, investment and insurance services…

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Events Diary

Captive Live UK 2015

22 Jan 2015 to  23 Jan 2015
Captive Live UK is an industry leading event taking place on 22-23 January 2015 at etc venues,...
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Funds Masterclass 2015

28 Jan 2015
Join us for a technical showcase of Guernsey's funds offering that will demonstrate how the Is...
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European Family Office Winter Symposium 2015

09 Feb 2015 to  10 Feb 2015
The European Family Office Winter Symposium will explore the challenges and opportunities asso...
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