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Guernsey continues to grow its position as a leading global private equity fund centre.
Leading asset managers such as Apax, BC Partners, Cinven, Coller Capital, HarbourVest, Mid Europa, Pantheon and Permira have their funds domiciled and serviced in Guernsey.
The island has an ideal infrastructure and expertise for private equity business: experienced fund managers, administrators and custodians; pragmatic regulation; fast track capability; access to major stock exchanges; modern legislation; competitive tax environment; bespoke IT solutions; accounting services; and legal expertise.
Guernsey's dual regime approach to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) ensures it continues to cater for the distribution of funds into both EU and non-EU countries. The island has also been recommended for a ‘third country’ passport under AIFMD by the European Securities and Markets Authority, which when approved by the relevant European authorities, would further enhance Guernsey’s position.