Funds under management and administration

30 September 2021

833

Total value of funds under management

30 September 2021

£290.0b

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

Guernsey Finance staff take on Val des Terres challenge

A team from Guernsey Finance has been taking part in the Val des Terres Everest Challenge to achieve three aims.
They set out to improve their fitness levels, stay connected while working from home and raise funds for the Smile for Georgie Foundation.
Team members have been spending their lunchbreaks scaling Le Val des Terres and challenged themselves to complete as many laps as possible in an hour.

Gresham House chooses Guernsey again for sustainable fund

Guernsey’s ‘pioneering work’ in the sustainable finance sector has made it the jurisdiction of choice once again for Gresham House, with the specialist alternative asset manager launching its second sustainable infrastructure fund in the island.
Gresham House British Sustainable Infrastructure Fund II LP (BSIF II) has secured a £100 million first close and has a target fund size of £500 million. It is a continuation of the first BSIF infrastructure fund and seeks to invest in sustainable infrastructure solutions that directly address key environmental and societal challenges.

TISE sets new listings record in 2021

The International Stock Exchange (TISE), headquartered in Guernsey, has set a new record for annual new securities listed, according to its 2021 figures.
The 1,111 new securities in 2021 surpasses its previous record of 865 set in 2018, and represents a 33.7% increase on the 831 securities listed during 2020.

Events

GIFA Academy Event – Recap of Fund accounting and auditing standards

With year end reporting and audit season upon us, this event will be a timely reminder for many Members of the key accounting standards…

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.