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

40 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
Since 2009, recognised as an Approved Jurisdiction for listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Examples of Jersey Holding Companies as Listing Vehicles:

450 PLC

The Company has launched and grown a number of highly successful private and public businesses and will pursue its stated investment strategy of seeking acquisition opportunities in the traditional and digital creative industries encompassing the content, media and technology sectors.

Davictus PLC

The Company focuses on undertaking one or more acquisitions of businesses which operates in Australian, European and/or North American food and beverage eatery franchises in Southeast Asia and/or the Far East.


A leading electronic market infrastructure and information provider. Connecting clients across the world’s financial, energy and commodities markets

Jersey Listed Companies on Global Exchanges (as at 30 September 2021)
TerritoryExchangeMarketNumber of CompaniesMarket cap (£bn)
UKLSEUK Main Market40135.537
LuxembourgEuro MFT00.00
AsiaHKExHK Stock Exchange24.678
North AmericaNASDAQNASDAQ429.545
NYSENew York Stock Exchange21.379
TSXToronto Stock Exchange20.004
Approved Stock Exchanges in Jersey for Listing Purposes Include¹:
  • 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)


¹Pursuant 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’.

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