Jersey funds NAV hits 5-year high

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Jersey Finance has said that NAV of regulated funds domiciled in the jurisdiction increased by £5bn in the third quarter of 2014 to reach over £205bn – a five year record high.

The figures represent a 5.5% year on year increase in NAV, as the number of regulated funds rose by 21  to 1,304 in the quarter. At the end of the quarter there were some 204 unregulated fund

Alternative investment funds continued to attract investors, Jersey Finance added; as private equity and real estate funds grew 4% on the previous quarter, and real estate increasing 33% on an annualised basis.

Geoff Cook (pictured), chief executive of Jersey Finance, added: “The private placement route into the EU, meanwhile, remains a very attractive option for fund managers based outside the EU. Esma recently issued a consultation paper on whether the AIFMD passport should be extended to third countries, which Jersey Finance is coordinating a response to together with the Jersey Funds Association.”


Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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