Jersey is developing a nascent, dynamic, alternative investment
manager community living and working in the island because it is a
well regulated, low taxation, flexible jurisdiction. There is
strategic government commitment and support to developing the
alternative investment management industry further.
Jersey is open for business. Investment management firms are
very welcome to establish here and they are fully supported, from
new start-up companies to established mature businesses. Jersey
offers a hub of like-minded, dynamic individuals and organisations
with the vision to develop and grow their operations.
Familiar: an English speaking, Anglo-Saxon business
Connected: Jersey is a 35-minute flight from London Gatwick, so
it is possible to be in central London by 09:15 and return home by
20:30. Direct flights are available to Paris, Geneva and Zurich,
amongst others, and there are good connections to other financial
Flexible: The specialist knowledge of incoming investment
managers is welcomed and it helps to shape policy through industry
bodies, legal and regulatory consultations and working groups, to
take advantage of new market opportunities.
Talent: Jersey has a deep pool of skilled and experienced
people to support and drive business growth.
Corporate tax: One of the primary benefits of establishing an
investment management business in Jersey is that company taxation
is 0%. This enables significant reinvestment into the business to
rapidly grow infrastructure resources, technology and specialist
talent, which can propel growth faster as the manager becomes
potentially investable by larger institutional investors.
Personal tax: With a flat rate of 20%, high net worth
individuals can effectively cap their tax payable at £125k.
There is no capital gains tax, inheritance tax, wealth or gift
Jersey offers incoming residents a broad range of period and
contemporary property to purchase or to rent, ranging from elegant
Georgian period properties in town settings to properties in
peaceful countryside settings or those overlooking pristine beaches
Families have a wide ranging choice of excellent schools. State,
private, state grammar, single sex, and coeducational schools are
all available for pupils aged 3-18 years. Schools follow the UK
curriculum to A Level and International Baccalaureates are also an
option. Jersey schools enjoy excellent results and many are in the
top quartile of UK performance at GCSE and A Level.
Jersey has a sophisticated contemporary feel, which is
international yet personal and friendly. Locating here can increase
your business flexibility, help to grow your business rapidly,
bring the benefits of low taxation and offer you an enhanced
quality of life in beautiful surroundings.
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