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
Guidance on Guernsey's economic substance requirements published
On Friday 26 April, the States of Guernsey published its guidance on economic substance, having consulted with industry to clarify legislative and reporting requirements to meet the EU Counc...
29 April 2019
Green insurance in Guernsey - Guernsey Financial Services Commission discussion paper
Guernsey Green Finance and the Guernsey International Insurance Association have set out a strategic view on ways to develop green insurance product in the island, in a response to a discussi...
26 April 2019
Guernsey Green Finance keen to develop green insurance
Guernsey Green Finance and the Guernsey International Insurance Association have set out a strategic view on ways to develop green insurance products in the island, in a response to a discussi...
26 April 2019
Oak acquires IAG on day of deals in Guernsey
Guernsey-headquartered Oak has completed the acquisition of a fellow Guernsey business, corporate services and fund administration group International Administration Group (IAG). IAG was found...
25 April 2019
Innovative Guernsey songs fund beats £100 million fundraising target
The Hipgnosis Songs Fund, one of the highest-profile alternative investment funds domiciled in Guernsey, has beaten its second fundraising target. Hipgnosis Songs Fund is a Guernsey-register...
18 April 2019
First London-listed investment company gains Guernsey Green Fund accreditation
In a landmark move, a first London-listed investment fund has successfully received Guernsey Green Fund accreditation. Bluefield Solar Income Fund ('Bluefield Solar') has invested in more than ...
16 April 2019
Guernsey ‘continues to break new ground’ in awards win
Innovation in Guernsey’s finance sector was cited as a key factor as the island was named Best International Finance Centre at the 2019 WealthBriefing European Awards in London. The awar...
12 April 2019
Blog: Guernsey always a home for captive substance
When I arrived in Guernsey from London in 1995, it was as part of the upskilling of the insurance industry here in response to changing sensitivities of the UK taxman. In short, the capti...
10 April 2019
MGA Association hears of Guernsey’s ambitions
Plans to develop the managing general agents sector in Guernsey have moved forward with a visit to the island from the Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA). Managing Director Peter Stadd...
09 April 2019
Guernsey praised for rapid fund launch
A private equity fund manager has praised Guernsey and the island’s infrastructure which has helped with the launch of its first Private Investment Fund (PIF). Apse Capital, a new independe...