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

New report highlights importance of fund domicile selection

Respected US-based independent research and consulting firm, Cerulli Associates, has today published a white paper titled “Fund Domicile Selection: Enabling Global Alternative Asset Growth”, in partnership with Guernsey Finance.
This independent research has been commissioned to help private capital fund managers and their advisers understand key issues in deciding where to domicile their funds to attract a more international investor base.
The report demonstrates that the global audience for private capital investing continues to grow strongly (global private asset investment grew 92% between the end of 2018 and the end of Q2 2022), so taking a considered approach to which fund jurisdiction to use is important.

New report highlights importance of fund domicile selection

Respected US-based independent research and consulting firm, Cerulli Associates, has today published a white paper titled “Fund Domicile Selection: Enabling Global Alternative Asset Growth”, in partnership with Guernsey Finance.
This independent research has been commissioned to help private capital fund managers and their advisers understand key issues in deciding where to domicile their funds to attract a more international investor base.
The report demonstrates that the global audience for private capital investing continues to grow strongly (global private asset investment grew 92% between the end of 2018 and the end of Q2 2022), so taking a considered approach to which fund jurisdiction to use is important.

Guernsey Green Finance renamed Sustainable Finance Guernsey

Guernsey Green Finance – the initiative through which Guernsey Finance promotes the island’s sustainable finance offerings – has been renamed Sustainable Finance Guernsey.
The new name is intended to better reflect the broad work Guernsey does within the realm of sustainable finance. This decision comes after conversations and feedback from the Guernsey Green Finance strategy group which is now named the Sustainable Finance Guernsey Council.

Events

GIFA Annual Dinner 2023

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GIFA Academy Event – MONEYVAL: An Introspective

Following a sell out of this event in January, GIFA is delighted to be able to repeat the event for those Members…

GIFA Academy Event – What’s driving UK property market movements in 2023?

Many Members provide services that involve properties in the UK whether they be residential or commercial. We are pleased to welcome Savills to…

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.