The 'Guide to Relocation 2018' special report comprises five separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
The Global Fund Media Guide to Relocation 2018 is the seventh edition of this unique online publication being made available to the 40,000-strong audience of investment managers, institutional investors and fund service providers that read GFM’s family of investment management newswires daily.
By Ivan Grech (pictured), FinanceMalta – Malta is, in many ways, an attractive place to do business. This applies to business in general of course, but is particularly the case for financial businesses. This includes funds, be they retail collective investment schemes, alternative investment funds or any of a wide variety of hedge funds falling under the wide umbrella of a “professional investor fund” or PIF.
Jersey has a population of around 100,000 people, of whom approximately 12,000 work in the finance industry. This is an island jurisdiction with financial fund services at the heart of its economy. As such, it is able to draw upon a deep pool of talent, including graduates from UK universities as well as resident professionals with years of experience.
Guernsey makes no excuses for wanting to attract fund managers to the island and evolve into more than simply an alternative funds jurisdiction. It is, according to Andrew Carey (pictured), Head of Locate Guernsey, an explicit position as opposed to a ‘nice to have’ position.
By Jonathan Law, Dillon Eustace Cayman
Why re-domicile? Regulation - From the regulatory perspective a move in jurisdiction can result in a lighter or more substantive regime of which the manager wants to take advantage. Additionally and from time to time changes in the regulatory landscape or failure of jurisdictions to adopt and implement international regulatory changes have created issues for managers.