Jersey records growth in AIFM registrations

 New figures from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) show that the number of Jersey-registered alternative fund managers marketing into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) rose significantly again over the final six months of 2015.

As of December 2015, 104 alternative fund managers (AIFMs) were authorised in Jersey to market into Europe through NPPRs, an increase of 24 percent on the corresponding June figure. The number of Jersey alternative funds (AIFs) being marketed into Europe through NPPR authorisation stood at 230, a 12 percent increase compared to June 2015.