Funds under management and administration

31 March 2022

855

Total value of funds under management

31 March 2022

£309.6b

Proven. Smarter. Faster.

Guernsey is a world-leading and well-regulated international centre for investment fund business, with significant experience and skill within the alternative investments sector.

From practitioners to the regulator, Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC), the Fund industry in Guernsey has the experience, knowledge and infrastructure, which when combined with internationally compliant laws and regulations has the ability to tackle vanilla products through to the more
innovative and esoteric. 

The Island also has expertise in using a wide range of investment vehicles including unit trusts, PCCs, ICCs and limited partnerships.

GIFA

Latest News

UK Update – Jo Kitcat, July 2022

For the first time in our regular blogs from the WE ARE GUERNSEY Business Development team, we hear from UK Representative Jo Kitcat on his first few months in the job.
Much of Guernsey’ success in financial services is founded upon the island’s uniquely symbiotic relationship with the City as a major capital provider and a conduit to other economies.
Guernsey is a well-known and respected jurisdiction in London, so I’m enjoying the challenge of keeping, and raising, that profile.

Guernsey playing its part in protecting pension members from harm

Margaret Snowdon OBE, Chair of the UK Pensions Scams Industry Group (PISG), is a campaigner who has worked for many years to prevent pension scams, protect the interests of those affected by them, and for positive reform in the industry.
She recently visited Guernsey, where she addressed the Guernsey Association of Pension Providers (GAPP) to talk about her work and Guernsey’s involvement with PSIG.
In this blog for WE ARE GUERNSEY, Margaret discusses the definition of a scam, how to spot the tell-tale signs and how Guernsey is also playing its part in protecting pension holders from scammers.

Twenty five years of protected cell companies

Originally designed for use in the captive insurance sector, the protected cell company has established itself as a go-to-solution for myriad of different uses in the 25 years since its creation. Here, Guernsey non-executive director Joe Truelove explores some of those uses.
2022 is the 25th anniversary of the introduction of protected cell companies (PCCs) in Guernsey.

Events

Unintended consequences – the impact of sustainable regulations on fund managers with GIFA Academy

As part of the Sustainable Finance Week, GIFA has organised a panel that will discuss the knock-on effect of sustainability regulations such…

GIFA Directors’ Forum: What are the implications of the reemergence of inflation?

GIFA would like to extend an invitation to all  Non-Executive and Executive Directors to an interactive discussion with Neil Parker, Market Strategist…

GIFA Academy Event: Cyber Security Panel Event

Cyber security is a fast moving and complex subject and is considered by many to be one of the key risks faced…

About GIFA

The Guernsey Investment & Funds Association (GIFA) was established in 1989 as a trade association to represent the Island’s  funds  industry and, following the merger with Guernsey Investment Management and Stockbrokers Association in January 2019, now represents the wider investment industry. Our membership spans the whole spectrum of the Island’s investment community, including fund managers, administrators, custodians, investment managers, stock brokers, non- executive directors as well as professional firms such as lawyers and accountants who are closely involved in the work of the investment business industry.