· Guernsey Offshore Banking Information ·

Offshore banking and investment forms a large part of the island's economy. It is a highly respected centre around the world thanks to its high levels of regulation and the protection offered to those who wish to invest here.

Thanks to the European Union Savings Tax Directive, it no longer offers quite the same level of offshore banking benefits to residents of other countries which have also signed up to the agreement, but anybody resident in other parts of the world is able to take advantage of everything Guernsey has to offer the offshore investor.

Admittedly, Guernsey's sister island Jersey is the bigger player in this field, but Guernsey still has a good selection of investment opportunities. Here are just a few banks which can offer these services to UK and foreign nationals: