Progress made during 2019 at Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s financial services industry, will be highlighted at an open event later this week. The agency’s annu...Read More
Guernsey's Friends Life acquired by Aviva for £5.6bn
Friends Life Group Limited has today been acquired by Aviva plc for £5.6 billion. Friends Life is a Guernsey-incorporated company listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and t...
10 April 2015
Ravenscroft acquires 75% stake in UK stockbroker
Ravenscroft has expanded into the UK after purchasing a 75% stake in Peterborough-based private client stockbroking company A Vartan Limited, now to be re-branded as Vartan Ravenscroft. J...
23 March 2015
Guernsey boosts financial services ties with the USA
Guernsey's Chief Minister, Jonathan Le Tocq, has held a series of meetings in Washington to boost the Island's reputation as a leading international finance centre. A week after Guernsey and t...
10 February 2015
Guernsey's Praxis Group announces Channel Islands merger
Guernsey-based Praxis Group and Jersey-based IFM Group have announced plans to merge and create one of the largest independent and owner-managed financial services groups headquartered in t...
27 January 2015
Guernsey Government completes £330 million bond issue
Guernsey's Government has completed the £330 million bond issue for its inaugural States of Guernsey Bond. The issue was over-subscribed, showing a strong level of investor interest, which enabl...
18 December 2014
BDO sees accelerated growth in Guernsey
Global expansion for the BDO network is mirrored by strong local performance in 2014 for Guernsey firm BDO Limited. Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO Limited has announced a year ...
11 December 2014
Guernsey Government to issue bond
The Treasury and Resources Department at the States of Guernsey has progressed preparations for the issuance of an inaugural States of Guernsey Bond. The States of Guernsey through i...
28 November 2014
Guernsey assigned AA+ credit rating by S&P
The international credit rating agency, Standard and Poor's, has assigned Guernsey a high grade AA+ credit rating and has confirmed that the outlook is stable. The AA+ grade remains unchang...
29 October 2014
New Guernsey Finance Chief Executive is named
The Board of Guernsey Finance has announced today that Dominic Wheatley will be appointed as Chief Executive with effect from 1 December. Mr Wheatley will replace Fiona Le Poidevin, who...
20 October 2014
Rankings confirm Guernsey as a leading specialist finance centre
Guernsey has solidified its position as one of the top three specialist financial centres in the world in the latest global rankings issued by trade title The Banker. The magazine is part of t...