This report outlines how Jersey fared over the course of the pandemic and also details the expected growth areas for the industry, and how the island continues to attract new managers due to its proximity to the UK and Europe.
The 'Jersey Fund Services in Focus 2020' special report comprises seven separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
By Joe Moynihan, CEO, Jersey Finance – Rafts of global regulatory initiatives are continuing to challenge traditional fund structuring models and make the fund domiciliation picture far more complex, with investor buy-in becoming absolutely vital.
By A Paris – Jersey is capitalising on its future position outside of the EU to attract US fund managers to its shores. This is despite the potential uncertainty driven by the looming end of the Brexit transition period and the global pandemic.
By Chris Griffin (pictured) & Robert Milner – Recently, the unprecedented combination of Brexit and Covid-19 has generated a sharp rise in the number of fund managers contemplating a move to Jersey. In this article, Chris Griffin and Robert Milner, funds partners in the Jersey office of leading offshore firm Carey Olsen, explore the reasons behind the increase in interest.
By Sam Sturrock (pictured) & Paul Monahan – As frequent advisers on Jersey fund start ups, Collas Crill are often involved in preliminary structuring discussions with new fund managers and sponsors.
Ashley Le Feuvre (pictured), VG, considers the key trends currently driving growth and development within Jersey’s funds industry…
Interview with Simon Hopwood, Maples Group – The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a devastating impact on human life and health, and the global economy. As a consequence, the funds industry has faced unprecedented challenges, as it continues to navigate through unchartered waters.
By Elliot Refson, Director of Funds, Jersey Finance – As global markets continue to grapple with extreme uncertainty, with the ongoing fallout of Covid-19 and the impact of Brexit becoming a reality, Jersey’s funds industry finds itself in a strong position – well prepared to support investors and guide them through unchartered waters in the short-term and with the right ingredients to help them achieve their long-term ambitions too.