Guernsey’s International Capital Flows report was compiled after extensive quantitative and qualitative research and demonstrates the Island's expertise as a funds centre and a facilitator of global investment into the UK, Europe and other economies.
The report highlights the benefits deriving from the funds industry, including:
Guernsey funds promote significant inward investment into the UK
More than £34bn with £25bn from overseas investors. The majority of capital is invested into long-term tangible assets including private equity, infrastructure and property.
The UK generates substantial investment management fees from Guernsey funds
It is estimated that the UK earns more than £1bn in investment management fees from Guernsey funds, representing 9% of total UK investment management fees.
Guernsey assists UK investors with portfolio diversification through access to global investments
73% of UK investors investment into Guernsey funds is deployed outside the UK.
Guernsey funds promote significant inward investment into Europe
More than £105bn of assets are deployed in Europe with £71bn in Continental Europe (excluding UK).
Europe generates substantial investment management fees from Guernsey funds
European investment managements earn 90% of the total investment management fees generated by Guernsey domiciled funds.
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