Why Jersey for listing vehicles

The greatest number of FTSE 100 companies registered outside the UK

9 companies listed on the FTSE 250

The greatest number of AIM companies registered outside the UK

37 companies listed on the Main Market of the LSE

Advantages of using Jersey Holding Companies as Listing Vehicles
0% corporation tax
Free of withholding tax on dividends, interest and royalties
Shares in Jersey incorporated Holding Companies are free of stamp duty in Jersey
Three CREST enabled share registrars
Ability to trade shares directly through CREST (the UK share settlement system)
Mind and management can be based on island
Efficient management of share capital via treasury shares
A Jersey Public Holding Company is comparable to a UK PLC
Incorporatedand Protected Companies
Examples of Jersey Holding Companies as Listing Vehicles:
Amala Foods Plc

A software and computer services company, offering a software that assists restaurants to fill up their spare capacity and optimise their revenues, serving customers worldwide.

Marwyn Acquisition Company Plc

A company that provides shareholders with attractive total returns achieved through capital appreciation. Opportunities exist to create significant value for shareholders through properly executed, acquisition-led growth strategies, in the industrials, manufacturing, engineering, construction, building products or support services sectors.


Specialist, investment-led active fund manager currently providing discretionary and advisory portfolio management services to private clients, trusts and charities.

TP ICAP Group Plc

A global firm of professional intermediaries that operates in the world’s financial, energy and commodities markets.

Jersey Listed Companies on Global Exchanges (as at 30 June 2020)
TerritoryExchangeMarketNumber of CompaniesMarket cap (£bn)
UKLSEUK Main Market38121.22
LuxembourgEuro MFT10.00
AsiaHKExHK Stock Exchange27.74
North AmericaNASDAQNASDAQ311.90
NYSENew York Stock Exchange10.13
TSXToronto Stock Exchange20.06
Approved stock exchanges in Jersey for listing purpose include:*

■ New York Stock Exchange
■ Chicago Stock Exchange
■ NYSE Euronext Paris
■ Toronto Stock Exchange
■ Luxembourg Stock Exchange

■ Johannesburg Stock Exchange
■ Cyprus Stock Exchange
■ Stock Exchange of Mauritius
■ The International Stock Exchange
■ Irish Stock Exchange
■ London Stock Exchange (including Main Market, AIM and SFS)

*Pursuant to the Companies (Transfer of Shares – Exemptions) (Jersey) Order 2014 (as amended) and/or the Companies (Uncertificated Securities) (Jersey) Order 1999 (as amended). In the case of the latter, Euroclear UK & Ireland Limited is a ‘recognised operator’.