Funds & Assets Management
Investment transparency, evolving regulation and cost management; the global landscape for funds and asset management continues to transform. BDO’s specialist funds and asset management professionals are established advisers in financial assurance, regulatory compliance and accountancy and auditing to Guernsey’s funds sector. Enabling our clients to retain and grow their assets, to mitigate risk and to respond effectively and efficiently to the regulatory environment is our focus.
At BDO, we provide accounting and advisory services at every stage of an investment structure’s life cycle, from structuring and regulation to acquisitions and reorganisations.
Fund and asset structures in Guernsey span an eclectic range of asset classes. BDO is experienced across the full mix of these which sees us working with funds and asset managers investing in private equity, venture capital, hedge, infrastructure, real estate, clean technology, credit and debt.
Our dedicated team of 25 professionals work with funds, their managers, owners and service providers. Our clients include:
- Traditional and alternative fund managers
- Listed investment companies
- Listed funds
- Open ended investment companies
- Hedge funds
- Industry service providers
- Accounting and assurance
- Taxation planning
- Regulatory compliance
- Fund structuring
Through BDO’s wider global network of fund and asset management advisers our international clients can benefit from an expert, integrated and joined up service.
Guernsey as a centre for investment funds
Internationally recognised as a location of choice for conducting investment funds, private equity and asset management business, Guernsey’s reported overall funds under management figure as at December 2015 stood at £227.6 billion. The success of Guernsey’s sector is fuelled by the know-how and expertise of the island’s active network of investment advisers, stockbrokers, fund managers, custodians and administrators, showcasing Guernsey as a world-leading centre of excellence.