Guernsey alternative and hedge funds industry in blooming health

Channel Islands: Surviving and thriving (supplement August 2010)


Flying into Guernsey the unwary visitor would be forgiven for thinking the island’s economy rested on agriculture. But the greenhouses sheltering tomato plants and flowers from the storms of the English Channel mask the reality of Guernsey’s status as a true international finance centre.

Over a fifth of Guernsey’s workforce, almost 7,000 people, is currently employed in financial services with a further 2,000 or 6% in professional activities including legal and accounting.

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