Pragmatic, responsive, proactive: Guernsey's offering for private equity funds

Whatever your needs as a fund manager, Guernsey will have the capacity to meet them – that's just one of the reasons the island is so popular for private equity funds, says Ogier partner Craig Cordle.

Speaking to Real Deals this month, Craig says: “Guernsey is a pragmatic jurisdiction. The regulator is responsive and proactive, there is speed to market and a huge amount of service provider expertise on hand.

"Structures are simple and fit for purpose. Investors take comfort in that,” says Craig, a funds specialist based on Ogier's Guernsey office. “There is a depth of experience and expertise across the Island’s advisory ecosystem.”

Guernsey's continued growth in private equity funds business - figures show the value reaching its highest-ever level at the end of September 2018, passing the £120bn (€135m) watermark for the first time ever - is a result of a focusing on speed to market, best-in-class service provision and competitive costs.

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