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At a Glance:

Funds Masterclass Series
12th Edition of ‘Jersey – First for Finance’
Case Study: Why a New Media Fund Chose Jersey
New Publication: Jersey for US Fund Managers
New White Paper: IFI’s ‘Fund Domiciliation in a Fast-Changing World’
Article: Focus on Middle East Investors
Watch On-Demand: Greenwich Economic Forum Roundtable
Report: SA Fund Managers – Trends in Fund Domiciliation and Capital Raising
Islamic Finance and Funds: Webinar in Collaboration with Trowers & Hamlins

Funds Masterclass Series

A recording of our most recent Funds Masterclass, focusing on private equity and distribution, is available to watch now via the ‘on-demand’ section of our website.

You can also now register for the first Masterclass event of 2021, where we will be presenting the findings of our most recent report on fund domiciliation and, following the end of the transition period, sharing an important update on Brexit and what lies ahead.

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12th Edition of 'First for Finance'

The 12th Edition of  ‘First for Finance’ has been published by The Times Group.

Hear from Joe Moynihan, Jersey Finance’s Chief Executive; Dr Gunther Thumann, Chairman; and Allan Wood, Global Head of Business Development. This edition also includes contributions from Jersey’s Chief Minister, Senator John Le Fondré and the Minister for External Relations, Senator Ian Gorst, as well as many of Jersey’s leading finance industry figures who provide insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the industry now and in the future.

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Case Study: Why a New Media Fund Chose Jersey

Our new series of ‘In conversation with…’ articles uses case studies to bring to life and showcase ‘Why Jersey?’ for fund domiciliation. In the first of the series, Leanne Wallser of Walkers and Jacqueline O’Mahony of Productivity Media, explain why Productivity Media selected Jersey for the launch of their new fund for international film and TV projects.

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New Publication: Jersey for US Fund Managers

A new Jersey Finance publication showcasing Jersey’s commercial and cultural connections with the US has been launched. ‘Jersey for US Fund Managers‘ complements our US video in promoting Jersey to legal and financial service providers in the US, particularly in the funds sector. There are contributions from several Member firms, as well as an interesting section on links between the US and Jersey away from the world of finance.

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New White Paper: IFI's 'Fund Domiciliation in a Fast-Changing World'

IFI Global has just published a white paper on fund domiciliation patterns and how they could be at a turning point. IFI reports that many US fund managers are considering their domiciliation options more closely these days and this is, in part, because of growing costs and regulatory requirements of being in certain Caribbean jurisdictions. The white paper is entitled ‘Fund Domiciliation in a Fast-Changing World’.

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Articles: Focus on Middle Eastern Investors

In this series of articles, taking a look at the increasing interest by investors from the Middle East in Jersey as a destination for funds, we explore the reasons why Jersey is the natural jurisdiction for meeting their alternative investment objectives.

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Watch On-Demand: Greenwich Economic Forum Roundtable

Jersey Finance was delighted to sponsor the prestigious Greenwich Economic Forum in the US. ‘Investors, Politics and Pandemics: How to Choose the Right Fund Domicile’ was the title of the virtual roundtable we held at the Forum, hosted by Philip Pirecki, our Business Development lead for North America. Listen in to hear from a panel of expert speakers, who provide their views and insightful analysis.

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New Report: SA Fund Managers: Trends in Fund Domiciliation and Capital Raising
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Our new report, ‘South African Fund Managers: Trends in Fund Domiciliation and Capital Raising’ was recently launched at a webinar event. Produced by African Business Magazine, the research surveyed more than 60 LPs and GPs globally and explores the emerging trends for fund domiciliation and capital raising, particularly as a route for private equity impact investing into the wider African continent.

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Islamic Finance and Funds: Webinar in Collaboration with Trowers & Hamlins 

Islamic Finance and Funds: Webinar in Collaboration with Trowers & Hamlins
Last month we jointly hosted a webinar with Trowers & Hamlins on ‘Trends in Fund Structuring Regionally and Internationally’. The webinar provided useful insights relevant to fund promoters, asset managers, investors and other industry professions.

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