Guernsey was highlighted as a safe haven offering stability and security in an uncertain world, at the island’s first Private Wealth Forum event held in London. Set against a backdrop ...Read More
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This section covers all media releases issued by Guernsey Finance, as well as news from Guernsey service providers themselves.
Guernsey’s appeal for listed vehicles was highlighted again as Carey Olsen's Guernsey funds team and funds service provider JTC assisted CEIBA Investments Limited in listing on the Specialist Fu...Read More
Guernsey Finance takes broader strategy role with key appointment
Guernsey Finance is set to take a broader role in the development of the island’s financial services sector through the permanent appointment of Dr Andy Sloan as Deputy Chief Executiv...
27 July 2018
Funds and insurance collide in the development of single ILS structures
A new single structure for conducting both the fund and insurance element of insurance-linked securities business is being devised in Guernsey, delegates heard at the Guernsey Finance-hosted I...
24 July 2018
‘Creative Destruction’ takes Guernsey insurance back to its roots
The 2018 Guernsey Insurance Forum takes the island’s captive sector back to its roots with the theme of ‘Creative Destruction’. Guernsey’s insurance industry’s first foray into servi...
23 July 2018
Guernsey receives top marks for transparency from OECD’s Global Forum
Guernsey has received an overall rating of ‘Compliant’ from the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. The rating follows the second round of Glob...
23 July 2018
Guernsey's new 'Green Fund' certification boosts a growing asset class
Guernsey's new Green Fund offering investors certified environmentally-friendly opportunities is a welcome innovation that creates another clear differentiator for the jurisdiction, says Ogi...
17 July 2018
Guernsey is a “heart valve” for private equity industry
Guernsey offers “authority and certainty” with its expertise in the private equity sector, according to the head of the industry body in the UK. Tim Hames, Director General of the British Priva...
16 July 2018
Trio of leading Guernsey advisors support launch of industry-first music fund
An industry-first Guernsey fund investing in songs and musical intellectual property rights has been admitted to the London Stock Exchange after raising £202.2 million. The Hipgnosis Songs Fu...
11 July 2018
Guernsey launches world-first regulated green fund product
Guernsey has launched a world-first regulated green fund product. The move is part of Guernsey’s plans to become the ‘go-to’ international finance centre for green finance, and the Guernsey Gre...
10 July 2018
Consecutive award wins for Artex’s ILS team
Guernsey’s insurance linked securities (ILS) expertise has been recognised once again with Artex Risk Solutions named ‘Reinsurance Facilitator of the Year’ at the 2018 Trading Risk awards. T...
09 July 2018
FNB celebrates growth after three years of banking in Guernsey
Guernsey bank FNB Channel Islands (FNBCI) is marking three years of trading this month. FNBCI, the Guernsey branch of FirstRand Bank, opened in July 2015, building on the group’s existi...