Why Jersey for listing vehicles

The greatest number of FTSE 100 companies registered outside the UK

10 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:
Acceler8 Ventures plc

Sectors of focus include gaming, media and entertainment, software and technology, industrials and business services. the company will seek to drive operational improvements and best practice to unlock revenue and cost synergies.

Digital 9 Infrastructure plc

Externally managed investment trust which invests in a range of digital infrastructure assets which deliver a reliable, functioning internet. The portfolio will comprise future proofed, non-legacy, scalable platforms and technologies including (but not limited to) subsea fibre, data centres, terrestrial fibre, tower infrastructure and small cell networks (including 5G).

Jersey Listed Companies on Global Exchanges (as at 30 September 2021)
TerritoryExchangeMarketNumber of CompaniesMarket cap (£bn)
UKLSEUK Main Market40141.051
AIM286.626
EuropeEuronextAmsterdam21.071
LuxembourgEuro MFT00.000
AsiaHKExHK Stock Exchange211.507
North AmericaNASDAQNASDAQ311.635
NYSENew York Stock Exchange10.105
TSXToronto Stock Exchange20.064
Total78172.060
Approved stock exchanges in Jersey for listing purpose include:*

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

 

■ Johannesburg Stock Exchange
■ Cyprus Stock Exchange
■ Stock Exchange of Mauritius
■ NYSE MKT
■ 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’.