Aon’s Captive & Insurance Management practice in Guernsey has been one of Guernsey’s insurance industry leaders for over 40 years. We have more than 300 insurance entities under management, which is over a third of Guernsey’s insurance management market.
Our clients originate from a wide range of industries including banking, finance, aviation, legal, food and beverage, manufacturing, transport, logistics, infrastructure, sports and petrochemicals. This diversity extends to the geography of the parent/insured with organisations domiciled throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Africa, and Asia.
We have an experienced team of nearly100 (re)insurance professionals who possess multidisciplinary expertise across accounting, underwriting, broking, captive consulting and claims. We constantly advocate with regulators and legislators to achieve client goals whilst monitoring tax, legal, audit, regulatory and solvency issues impacting clients.
Bedell Cristin is a leading offshore law firm with an international focus, operating from Jersey, Guernsey, London, Cayman, BVI and Singapore. Acting for a wide range of clients, from financial institutions, multinationals, large corporates and high-net-worth individuals, to regulatory bodies, government agencies and private investors. The firm has been providing expert legal advice to the offshore banking and finance industry since the 1960s. Bedell Cristin’s size, international outlook and strategic positioning mean it is capable of handling legal advice for complex cross-jurisdictional transactions in key finance centres.
"They're extremely focused, diligent and service-oriented. I would recommend them unreservedly" Chambers and Partners
"Responsive and pragmatic Bedell Cristin boasts a strong brand reputation as a commercial and client-centric firm which understands the need for practical, user-friendly advice" Legal 500
Horseshoe, a subsidiary of Artex Risk Solutions (Holdings) Ltd. is the largest Insurance-Linked Service (“ILS”) provider globally, specialized in insurance management, risk transformation, fund administration, advisory and corporate services.
Powered by the talent of its people, employing nearly 100 ILS dedicated professionals, and operating in all major jurisdictions from Bermuda, Cayman Islands, United States, Ireland, London and Guernsey, Horseshoe is leading the way with integrated ILS solutions and it has become the partner of choice for many prominent ILS managers, institutional investors and reinsurance brokers.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. SunTrust has a long history of escrow, trust and risk management excellence and expertise, with both domestic and international coverage. The SunTrust Collateral Reinsurance Trust team works with large and small carriers alike to help mitigate risk for their insurance business needs. Our team focuses on providing dedicated expertise, rapid response times and customized trust solutions.
The International Stock Exchange
The International Stock Exchange (TISE) provides a responsive and innovative venue for the listing and trading of Insurance Linked Securities (ILS).
TISE offers a regulated marketplace, with globally recognisable clients and a growing product range, from within the European time zone but outside the EU. Headquartered in Guernsey, we offer a convenient and cost-effective service for listing a wide range of products, including:
• Trading companies
• Investment vehicles
• Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
• TISE GREEN
Our sensible rules, speedy turnaround times and competitive fee regime, as well as international recognitions which widen the investor base, have helped us attract significant ILS business, including some highly innovate listings and in 2018, TISE became the venue for what is believed to be the first ever listing on a regulated exchange of notes digitised on a blockchain.
With a business established in 1998, the Exchange now has more than 3,000 listed securities on its Official List with a total market capitalisation of more than £350 billion.
Walkers offers Guernsey law advice on the full scope of insurance matters, from formation and licensing to ongoing regulatory compliance and corporate and transactional matters, for all types of insurers, insurance managers, agents and brokers. Walkers has advised on the majority of ILS special purpose insurers incorporated in Guernsey under the SPI Rules 2016.
• Structuring ClaRe PCC Limited, a first of its kind hybrid investment / insurance ILS structure for Lloyd’s syndicate cedants, on behalf of Barbican Insurance Group
• Advising on the establishment and ongoing operations of a major global reinsurer's first special purpose insurer in Guernsey, which carries out ILS transactions in the US mortgage reinsurance markets
"A dedicated team with recognised expertise and a proven ability to solve problems as well as providing practical advice."
Leading Individual Kate Storey "is a renowned insurance expert"