Funds under management and administration

31 December 2021

856

Total value of funds under management

31 December 2021

£303.6b

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

GFSC takes ‘another step forward’ in its sustainable finance remit

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission’s (GFSC) membership of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosure (TNFD) is ‘another step forward on an exciting journey’ to doing global good, says Guernsey Finance’s Head of Sustainable Finance.
Stephanie Glover says the development demonstrates that the GFSC is further building on an already strong contribution to the island being a good global citizen and leader in this space.
The Commission’s application was accepted in May.

Effective philanthropy – key takeaways

WE ARE GUERNSEY’s latest research paper, ‘Effective Philanthropy: Trends and structures in global giving’, draws on research by Philanthropy Impact, Guernsey Finance and Family Capital. Its aim is to examine the range of structures and vehicles on offer to assist HNWs and their families to solve the issues that they care about.
Launched in May 2022 to a select group of philanthropy professionals, the event included a panel discussion comprised of key players in the global philanthropy sector.

Endless Opportunities in Technology – Funds Forum key takeaways, Panel Session 2

“Endless opportunities” was the upbeat theme of WE ARE GUERNSEY’S 2022 Funds Forum, with two panels exploring how sustainability and technology will help drive the post-pandemic economic recovery globally.
Keynote speaker, renowned economist, author and broadcaster Dharshini David, concluded her scene-setting address where she assessed how we arrived at where we are now, specifically in terms of the global economic picture on an optimistic note saying: “Out of crisis comes innovation – there is light at the end of the tunnel.” 
Dharshini’s speech set the scene for a panel discussion that saw experts demystify some common misunderstandings about technologies such as artificial intelligence and explore the role technology can play in financial services.

Events

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…

GIFA Academy Event – “Don’t Let Your Money Mothball”

A risk that is facing investors, and currently making headlines, is inflation. Whether you are building a retirement pot, saving for your…

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.