In the global power and utilities market 56% of M&A deals were in the renewables sector according to EY’s Power Transactions and Trends: Q1 2019 report. This contributed to a total value of $12....Read More
Guernsey reinsurance works for EU-domiciled insurers and allows them to take credit in capital calculations for reinsurance under Solvency II regulations. The Guernsey industry has consistent...Read More
Guernsey enhances its offer in the family office space
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission today published revised guidance on the way that private trust companies – a key structure for private wealth management in the island – are controll...
12 June 2019
Climate finance chief to visit Guernsey
One of the key people leading the financial services industry’s response to mitigating climate change will be in Guernsey next week. Stephen Nolan is Managing Director of the Internation...
11 June 2019
Financial orders – handle with care
Guernsey law enforcers are making more and more use of financial orders, some of them issued against financial service businesses. It is not always easy for firms to deal with them, as the case ...
10 June 2019
On the brink of insolvency: When should directors consider the interests of creditors?
In the recent decision of BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA and others, the English Court of Appeal issued helpful guidance regarding the question of when the directors of a company in financi...
07 June 2019
New Guernsey PIF launched by green fund manager
Greensphere Capital, a leading sustainability investor, has launched a second private fund through Guernsey. It manages a diversified portfolio of sustainable growth companies and projects th...
06 June 2019
£1 billion double fundraise for Inflexion’s Guernsey funds
Two Guernsey funds have raised £1 billion in a double fundraise. Inflexion, one of the leading private equity investors in the UK mid-market, raised £600 million for Inflexion Supplemental Fund...
03 June 2019
Guernsey success in Who’s Who Legal Awards
Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited Managing Director Paul Hodgson has been recognised as Private Client Trust & Advisory Professional of the Year at the Who’s Who Legal Awards. That came ...
30 May 2019
Private capital finding a home in Guernsey’s private equity industry
The rising trend of private capital investment is being well serviced in Guernsey due to the global finance specialist’s flexibility to meet investors’ sophisticated requirements, sector exper...
29 May 2019
Regulating the regulators: the importance of public law
One aspect of compliance that rarely gets mentioned is public law compliance. Public bodies, just like commercial businesses, must act lawfully. Whilst companies are governed by their corpora...
28 May 2019
Go green with Guernsey
Forecasts for demand and future supply of sustainable finance is big number territory. Some 2.5% of global GDP annually needs to be invested in the energy system until 2034 to reduce glob...