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

Debut fund for foodtech investor, Synthesis Capital, receives Guernsey Green Fund status

Foodtech and alternative protein investor Synthesis Capital has chosen to launch its debut fund as a Guernsey Green Fund.
Synthesis Capital Fund I LP’s final close had commitments in excess of US$300 million.
The pioneering fund, which will look to back technology solutions that will help global food system and environmental challenges, was oversubscribed and has attracted investment from institutional investors, corporate partners, family offices and high-net-worth angel investors.

Debut fund for foodtech investor, Synthesis Capital, receives Guernsey Green Fund status

Foodtech and alternative protein investor Synthesis Capital has chosen to launch its debut fund as a Guernsey Green Fund.
Synthesis Capital Fund I LP’s final close had commitments in excess of US$300 million.
The pioneering fund, which will look to back technology solutions that will help global food system and environmental challenges, was oversubscribed and has attracted investment from institutional investors, corporate partners, family offices and high-net-worth angel investors.

South Africa Update – Grant McLeod, June 2022

Investment managers in South Africa continue to be attracted by the opportunity to reinvest outside of the country and to encourage capital from overseas institutions and high-net-worth individuals into the country – and are finding that Guernsey investment funds are the perfect fit for their ambitions. In his latest Business Development blog, WE ARE GUERNSEY South Africa Representative Grant McLeod takes us through the agency’s latest roadshow in the region, when the delegation shared these messages and generated further opportunities for the island..

Events

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…

GIFA Academy Event – ESG and Guernsey Funds: Practice Update

This event is topical, will interest Members at all levels and is being presented by Tim Clipstone and Gabrielle Payne whose bios…

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.