Second Quarter 2012 Investment Statistics

6th September 2012





Investment Funds


The net asset value of total funds under management and administration has increased over the quarter ended 30 June 2012 by £711 million (0.3%) to reach £270.8 billion.  For the year since 30 June 2011, total net asset values decreased by £3.6 billion (1.3%).

Within these totals, Guernsey domiciled open-ended funds decreased by £2.7 billion (-4.8%) over the quarter to £53.1 billion.  This represents a decrease of £5.9 billion (-10%) over the year since 30 June 2011.  The closed-ended sector increased over the quarter, by £2.2 billion (1.8%) to reach £126.1 billion.  This represents an increase of £3.8 billion (3.1%) over the year since 30 June 2011. Non-Guernsey schemes, for which some aspect of management, administration or custody is carried out in the Bailiwick, increased by £1.2 billion (1.3%) over the quarter to £91.6 billion.  Since 30 June 2011 the net asset value of this sector has decreased by £1.5 billion (-1.6%).

The gross asset value of Guernsey open-ended funds as at 30 June 2012 was £67.5 billion, implying an average gearing level of 27.1%.  The gross asset value represents a decrease of £3.8 billion since 31 March 2012. In the closed-ended sector, the gearing level is lower, with gross asset values of £144.6 billion (March 2012: £146.9 billion) implying a gearing level of 14.7%.  The gearing implicit in non-Guernsey open-ended collective investment schemes is approximately 14.4%, based on gross asset values of £104.8 billion (March 2012: £101.7 billion).

The detailed statistics are available here.


Asset Management and Stockbroking


Returns were provided by 107 firms (March 2012: 104) confirming:

Gross Assets under Management:      £89.9 billion               (March 2012: £87.7 billion)

Turnover of Stockbroking Activities:  £637.8 million             (March 2012: £369.3 million)

Number of Accounts:                          11,640                        (March 2012: 11,170)

Explanatory notes for Asset Management and Stockbroking Statistical Information

Gross Assets under Management means the gross assets of all managed accounts held by the licensee.  This will include both discretionary and non-discretionary managed accounts but excludes execution only type business.

Turnover of Stockbroking Activities means the value of stockbroking activities undertaken by the licensee during the quarter and includes the total consideration, including commission, relating to these activities.

Number of accounts includes the number of clients with which the licensee has an agreement to provide investment business services within the scope of the licence issued under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987.  This covers, but is not limited to, discretionary and non-discretionary accounts, advisory accounts, stockbroking accounts and portfolio management accounts.


Enquiries to:    Carl Rosumek, Director of Investment Business

Emma Bailey, Deputy Director of Investment Business

Tel:      (01481) 712706           Fax:     (01481) 726952

International Dialling Code:   +44 1481

E-mail:             [email protected]

September 2012