Guernsey Funds Forum
Headline Sponsor (Keynote)
Carey Olsen is a leading offshore law firm and the largest legal practice in Guernsey. Our services include: banking and finance, corporate, insurance, investment funds, trusts and private wealth, regulatory, dispute resolution, employment, pensions and commercial and residential property. We are the leading legal adviser to funds domiciled in Guernsey, advising 82% of the entire Guernsey market by AUM at 30 June 2019 (Monterey Insight 2020).
Our ESG practice supports both grass roots projects and global impact investors. We work with asset managers, fund managers, institutional investors, investment banks, private equity houses, family offices, charities, sovereign wealth funds, HNWIs and intermediaries and provide advice on the legal aspects of sustainable investment and its implications on governance and compliance processes. For further information please visit www.careyolsen.com
Headline Sponsor (Lanyard)
Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg law. Our network of locations also includes Hong Kong, London, Shanghai and Tokyo. Our specialist, partner-led teams operate across the full spectrum of fund structures and their particular regulatory and commercial requirements. Ogier’s Guernsey corporate, finance and investment funds teams are ranked tier one by IFLR.
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Sanne is an award-winning global provider of alternative asset and corporate services.
Established since 1988 and listed as a FTSE 250 company on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Sanne employs c2,000 professionals worldwide and administers structures and funds that have in excess of £465 billion assets.
We deliver tailored fiduciary services to a highly valued international client base through a global network of 23 locations spread across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Clients are serviced through regional businesses which are led by global leaders with deep experience in alternative asset and corporate services. Each business contains multifunctional and skilled teams of professionally qualified people who are aligned to the specific requirements of each client, across one accredited platform.
Sanne leads in the provision of fund and corporate administration services. Specialist expertise is delivered across private debt, capital markets, real assets, private equity, hedge and corporate services.
Key clients include leading fund managers, financial institutions and global corporates.
JTC is a publicly listed, global professional services business with deep expertise in fund, corporate and private client services.
Every JTC person is an owner of the business and this fundamental part of our culture aligns us with the best interests of all of our stakeholders.
Our purpose is to maximise potential and our success is built on service excellence, long-term relationships and technology capabilities that drive efficiency and add value.
For more information about JTC Group, its offices and alliances please visit: www.jtcgroup.com
With a long-standing expertise and over 30 years recruitment experience, AP Executive is the staff agency of choice in the Channel Islands and globally for firms looking to hire family office, wealth management, trust, legal, fiduciary talent. With in-depth knowledge of the markets and an unparalleled international network, our team of experienced consultants are able to deliver a seamless and comprehensive recruitment solution, providing a bespoke and confidential service to our 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
BNP Paribas Securities Services is a leading European fund administrator and Europe’s largest depositary bank with USD 2.7 trillion in assets under administration and USD 13.7 trillion in assets under custody.
Our Private Capital offer delivers a comprehensive set of solutions to private capital funds, across the full range of alternatives strategies, from Private Equity, Private Debt, Infrastructure, Venture Capital and Real Estate, currently administering over USD 500 billion of assets across 1,200 structures
We have the expertise and systems to provide fund accounting, investor relations, middle office operations, custody, banking and finance for complex fund structures across all major onshore and offshore fund domiciles. Our service platform offering makes cross-border fund structures easier to manage, coordinating across locations and providing a single point of operational contact.
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management is an award winning wealth management firm with offices in the Crown Dependencies and the UK.
We provide portfolio management, securities dealing, custody, foreign exchange and external asset manager services to a diverse range of clients including governments, institutions, corporate service providers, funds and private clients. Our investment professionals manage and administer over £30bn of assets (as at 31 March 2021).
We have enough size and scale to deliver experience and expertise, combined with a highly developed and up-to-date technical infrastructure and economies of scale to allow us to be price competitive. At the same time we are small enough to provide a personal relationship-led service and direct access to our people and knowledge.
We are part of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., which was established in 1950 and is now a leading global financial services firm, operating in wealth management and capital markets. The Group has offices in 10 countries, including wealth management offices in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Canada and Australia, with our capital markets division operating in North America, the UK and Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
For further information please visit https://www.canaccordgenuity.com/wealth-management-uk/ or contact us at [email protected]
We are Carey, experts in corporate, fund and private wealth services. Our fresh approach to administration sets us apart from our peers.
Through our open and creative approach to working alongside fund managers and investors we build upon one another’s ideas and expertise to create the ideal solution. This results in more rewarding relationships and greater outcomes than those in conventional approaches to fund administration.
From simple holding companies to multi-jurisdictional regulated investment funds, we offer comprehensive administrative solutions and managed company services.
Carey works with clients and intermediaries from around the globe. Whether that relationship is large or small, we value the long-term opportunities that can develop.
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Deloitte Guernsey provides services to over 500 investment funds and managers. This includes audits and assurance services. We also act as reporting accountants for listings and lead this from Guernsey. We can assist businesses undergoing reorganisations, administration or liquidation. Finally, we advise on all areas of corporate and personal taxation.
Dorey Financial Modelling
Transform uncertainty into better decisions.
Dorey Financial Modelling is an international Actuarial Technology (AcTech) company based in Guernsey. The core of our work is applying actuarial science to help provide smart solutions for our clients across a wide range of sectors. Clients respect our impartiality and know that we will offer them a solution that is right for their business. We love the challenge of a problem and finding the most appropriate solution.
Our key disciplines include:
• financial and demographic modelling for governments and pension funds
• economic modelling
• asset allocation oversight
• quantitative analysis
• big data analysis
• financial communications
• machine learning
• financial technology
• PRIIPS KIDS
Since PRIIPS KID regulation came into force in 2018, our actuarial team has produced PRIIPs KIDS for over 120 investment institutions, supporting multiple IPOs in funds investing in new alternative assets for the first time.
If you would like support from our independent team, contact [email protected] or visit www.priipsolution.com to find out how we can make things simpler for you.
Grant Thornton Limited, the Channel Island member firm of Grant Thornton International is a leading accountancy practice with over 190 people.
We have been offering practical and strategic advice to the funds sector for many years, providing a range of services including:
• Recovery and Reorganisation
• Outsourced Accounting and Payroll
• Audit and Assurance
J.P. Morgan in the Channel Islands: Providing end to end solutions through local teams with access to global services
J.P. Morgan in the Channel Islands has provided clients with access to investment service solutions since our fund operations were established in 2012. We have grown and diversified our product offering to include comprehensive services to open and closed-ended funds and investment structures.
Our clients benefit from:
• Experienced, global specialist teams and specific services aligned to Private Market investment funds
• Our experience as a global provider of Custody, Fund accounting, Securities services, FX, Cash and Liquidity.
J.P. Morgan’s financial strength provides our clients with:
• The ability to invest in infrastructure that drives the highest quality of product offerings and service delivery
• The ability to use our balance sheet for credit facilities
• Significant and ongoing investment in our technology infrastructure
To learn more, please contact Stephen Smyth at [email protected] or +44 1534 62 63 25
The Asset Management team at KPMG in the Crown Dependencies is a key member of KPMG’s global network of over 10,000 Asset Management Professionals. It combines comprehensive knowledge of the local legal and regulatory environment with the global network’s cross-border experience in order to deliver practical, effective and insightful advice.
Locate Guernsey is a government-funded agency promoting the island as a destination for business and individual relocation. We are the first point of contact for potential relocators, making introductions, providing information and giving guidance throughout the relocation process to ensure that informed decisions can be made and moves are seamless.
Our Funds team has an outstanding international reputation in offshore investment funds. We advise on the formation, structuring and regulation of investment funds in the Cayman Islands, the BVI, Jersey and Guernsey, and our lawyers provide ongoing legal advice to offshore funds and their managers and investors.
Our fund clients range from leading asset managers and fund promoters to start-up ventures and our investor clients include sophisticated investors of all types, including leading financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and pension funds.
Our 'one firm' approach means that working together with clients we deliver seamless, objective and commercially grounded advice. Our Funds team is independently endorsed by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. These leading directories refer to Mourant Ozannes as 'particularly strong in client service, backed up by a wealth of experience and knowledge' (Legal 500), with clients highlighting the firm's 'depth of knowledge with an excellent service culture'. (Chambers and Partners).
Ocorian is a global leader in corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets. With offices worldwide and customised, scalable solutions, our global network is designed to deliver exactly what our clients need, exactly how and where they need it.
Our international reach, supported by a broad range of specialised services, allows us to meet the individual needs of all types and size of client, on a local, regional and international level.
Ocorian’s approach is personal, professional and flexible. We take the time to understand our clients’ ambitions and collaboratively deliver a high-end customised and scalable solution that suits them, whatever the stage of their company or investment life cycle.
Ravenscroft is an independently owned investment services group which has £7.75bn of assets under administration for both private clients and institutional clients from around the world. We employ more than 120 people across the group and have offices in Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and the UK.
Our services include execution only trading, advisory investment services, discretionary investment management, market making, corporate finance services, cash management and the dealing in and storage of precious metals. We tailor portfolios depending on our clients’ aims, objectives, knowledge and experience.
Our reputation is built on exceptional customer service, integrity and accountability.
We specialise in helping institutional clients look after their money and manage risk. This includes transactional banking, fund financing, liquidity and risk management, and depositary services (through separate legal entities). We’re based in Jersey, Guernsey, London, Luxembourg, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man so our clients get personal, tailored support from a local expert. And our multi-currency online banking platform, eQ, lets them move and manage money the same way they do their personal banking.
Our clients include alternative investment fund managers, asset managers, fund administrators and corporate service providers. With our culture of restless innovation, we work to make banking easy. We’re focused on delivering all the services our clients need, where and when they need them.
ZEDRA is an international provider of Corporate Services & Global Expansion, Active Wealth and Fund solutions.
We provide fund administration and corporate secretarial services from the Channel Islands, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and Singapore, to a variety of investment structures domiciled in a variety of offshore and onshore jurisdictions.
Our experienced and multi-disciplinary Fund Solutions team work with fund promoters and managers to design and implement the right service offering for each fund.
At the heart of our service ethos is the belief that clients are looking for something more than a simple administration service.
We look to provide guidance and solutions by working with clients throughout the fund design process and on to implementation and governance.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems.
We focus on three things at PwC in the Channel Islands: assurance, tax and advisory services. But how we use our knowledge and experience depends on what you want to achieve.
When we work with you we really listen, to understand you better. We’ll get to know you, your business and your goals. Then we’ll share what we’ve learned to help you get there. We want to deliver the value that you, our clients, our people and our communities are looking for.
Since its establishment in 2006, IFC Media has been the leading publishing house for the global wealth management industry. Representing international finance centres across the globe while creating a comprehensive archive of commentary, analysis and technical articles, IFC Media publications include the flagship IFC Review annual, the biannual IFC Economic Report and regional reviews such as Invest Africa, Caribbean Review and Asia Pacific Review.
Supplementing our hard copy publications is ifcreview.com, which houses the monthly IFC Review E-Journal and the IFC Review digital library and archive. Created as an online resource for wealth management professionals, ifcreview.com combines reference materials with highly technical articles and thought-provoking commentary from industry leading contributors. With continually updated coverage from over 30 international finance centres and daily news bulletins, ifcreview.com is a one-stop-shop for wealth management professionals right across the globe.
IFC Media delivers an integrated knowledge base for the world’s leading IFCs and their wealth management professionals.