Guernsey Funds Forum
Headline Sponsor (Keynote)
Ogier is a global professional services firm providing legal, corporate and fiduciary, and consultancy services. Ogier provides practical advice on a unique combination of six laws: BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg. Our network of locations also includes Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.
Ogier in Guernsey offers legal services focusing principally on finance, including investment funds, private equity and corporate, mergers and acquisition, restructuring and insolvency, and all aspects of trust and private wealth matters and commercial, fund and trust litigation.
Ogier offers dedicated sustainable investment services to help clients implement and deliver on sustainable investing mandates. Our teams of lawyers, consultants and corporate professionals work with clients from across industries to navigate the new regulations, standards and frameworks evolving in the sustainability landscape – and to seize the opportunities.
Our work includes launching sustainable investment (SI) funds, structuring green bonds or sustainability linked loans, advising private equity clients and incorporating impact objectives into private wealth structures. We also provide bespoke portfolio design, integration, risk management and reporting solutions to alternative asset managers, private wealth clients and institutional investors.
Headline Sponsor (Lanyard)
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.
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
Drinks Reception Sponsor
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].
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
EPIC Investment Partners
EPIC Investment Partners is a trading name for EPIC Fund Services (Guernsey) Limited (“EPIC”) which is the Guernsey office for the firm's Administration services.
We offer a full range of services to open-ended and closed-ended structures across multiple jurisdictions and investment strategies such as private equity, alternative funds, single-class, multi-class and master feeder structures as follows:
- Fund establishment;
- NAV production;
- Investor Services;
- Compliance and Regulatory;
- Company Secretarial; and
- Accounting Services.
Working with our wider Group network, we can offer a further suite of complementary services, making EPIC a one-stop, vertically integrated service provider:
- Advisory; and
- Private equity and private debt placement.
Our approachable and highly efficient and experienced team prides itself on three core values;
- Clients First – performance, motivation, longevity
- Intellectual Integrity – honest, considered decision-making
- Collegiate – building engaged partnerships based on communication and shared objectives
Aspida Group are leading advisory specialists in Regulatory Support, Risk Management, Corporate Governance & Hosted Services.
We offer robust yet innovative solutions to support growth, whilst helping to manage risk.
Our unique hosted services offering supports businesses in setting up and becoming licensed entities in Guernsey without the need to establish a local presence. We can assist you through the regulatory and licensing process and help with your regulatory needs.
Aspida - your partner in protecting and growing your business.
Securities Services is a global provider of asset-servicing solutions to financial intermediaries and institutional investors with one of the most extensive networks in the industry, covering over 90 markets and our own offices in 32 countries.
In Guernsey, our local team draw on our Group's global expertise and our in-depth knowledge of the Island's regulations to provide a comprehensive range of securities solutions across the investment cycle for traditional and alternative funds and the wealth management industry. Our services span integrated execution and custody through to fund administration, corporate administration, corporate trust, and treasury and liquidity management.
BNP Paribas S.A., Guernsey Branch is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.
Butterfield in Guernsey focuses on fulfilling the financial needs of those who demand the highest level of service and expertise. We develop long-term, collaborative relationships with local and international clients and institutions by providing a service that is both tailor-made and truly personalised.
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.
Challenge Expectation – Create Opportunity – Achieve More
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.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Our strong network has enabled us to build close working relationships with our colleagues in EMEIA and across the world. This allows us to respond quickly to our CI clients' needs, drawing upon our industry experience across all our services lines.
KPMG in the Crown Dependencies
KPMG in the Crown Dependencies is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms. We believe that sustainable growth is the only way to build a successful, resilient business and have a lasting impact on our environment and society. That’s why we’ve launched a multi-year investment programme to drive world-class expertise and solutions to support our clients manage the risks and opportunities of ESG. ESG efforts are crucial to long-term value creation and growth, we can help by providing transformation, assurance and reporting specialists with complementary technology.
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).
EXPERT, TAILORED SERVICE
Where it is needed. How it is needed.
Ocorian is a global leader in corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets.
No matter where in the world our clients' hold financial interests, or however they are structured or need to be supported, we will provide a tailored and personalised solution that is individual to their needs and fully compliant to the needs of their stakeholders, regulators and the investment itself.
PROMOTING AND PROTECTING INVESTMENT WORLDWIDE
We are where our clients need us to be…
Our global network is designed to put us exactly where our clients need us to maximise the potential of their business and/or investments. This 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.
… and we work the way they want to work.
Our 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.
Agility is key. Our solutions can be fully integrated across clients’ existing operations, processes and platforms, whilst our robust risk management and governance framework ensures full visibility and compliance across all structures and locations.
• Global network of offices
• Expert teams
• Fully flexible platforms and processes
• Robust risk management
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.
Redwood is an independent professional services group providing outsourced expertise in compliance, company secretarial and wider governance services. Covering both regulated and unregulated sectors in the UK and Channel Islands, it is dedicated to offering named role, consultancy and general support services of the highest standard.
Walkers' Guernsey Funds team advises on every stage of the fund's life-cycle, supported by dedicated specialists in M&A and restructuring, regulatory law, fund financing, fintech and disputes. With ten offices globally, we offer an international perspective and a strong bench of experienced Guernsey lawyers who work with leading managers, investors and administrators.
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.