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Advisory Stockbroking & Execution Only Trading


The year-on-year growth of assets under our care reflects our clients’ confidence in our services and our professional yet friendly approach.


ADVISORY STOCKBROKING AND EXECUTION ONLY TRADING

Ravenscroft Stockbroking Since the inception of the Ravenscroft business in 2005, we have experienced considerable growth and progression. At the very heart of this has been the provision of access to financial markets across the globe for our clients.


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We understand that investing and trading are highly personal and that no two investors are alike. Individuality is key and being able to deliver a bespoke and personalised advisory and execution trading service is the very hallmark of a top-tier stockbroker.

We are proud to be the only truly independent stockbroker in the Channel Islands. This independence means that not only are we free to choose our own strategic path, unhindered by parental influence, we are also free to choose the best solutions for our clients. The Channel Islands are our home and community spirit is of paramount importance to us. Our public listing on The International Stock Exchange further bolsters this ethos and enables local investors to invest in our business and help shape its future. In addition, our employees are also shareholders and with aligned ambitions and a common sense of loyalty throughout the team, we are very much “in it” together. The investment industry is often perceived as complex and confusing and it is easy to become confused by the seemingly neverending and often incomprehensible jargon.

At Ravenscroft, we constantly strive to cut through all this for our clients and guide them through their investments in a straightforward and simple manner. Stockbroking is a “people business” and forging long-standing working relationships with our clients is a priority. Clients are not just an account number to us and we work hard to establish genuine relationships. Our personable team are highly experienced in all aspects of the offshore investment marketplace and, with a strong entrepreneurial and forward-thinking spirit throughout the office, you can rest assured that we are on‑hand and able to assist with anything you require. Put simply, we are here to work for you.


ADVISORY STOCKBROKING AND EXECUTION ONLY TRADING

Advisory Stockbroking We understand that a pure execution-only service may be insufficient for some clients. With an enthusiastic Advisory team on hand to guide and advise, our clients need not worry about having to tackle the investment world alone.

Our highly experienced Advisory team are adept at providing stock advice on equities, bonds and collective investments and forging intimate relationships. Regular two‑way dialogue is actively encouraged and this helps us to fully understand and appreciate each client’s specific requirements. The team has a great deal of market experience and their forward thinking, proactive approach ensures they remain clear and resolute during volatile times. At the same time knowing when to take a profit or make an investment is essential to our clients’ investment performance. Our extensive global contacts ensure that we are never short of ideas or opportunities and we frequently have access to unique and high-profile fundraisings and special situations that are often out of our competitor’s reach.

Our team meets regularly as an Investment Committee, in conjunction with our Guernsey colleagues, and use these meetings as a forum to discuss macroeconomics and global events affecting the world’s stockmarkets, as well as individual companies, sectors and themes. Ideas are looked at from all angles to ensure a well-rounded and educated opinion is formed and appropriate action taken. We don’t profess to have a crystal ball, but our experience, expertise and access to independent global research means we have the tools to maximise opportunities for our clients.


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The stockmarkets are constantly changing and moving and our clients can be confident that we are at the very forefront when it comes to trading quickly and efficiently across the world.


ADVISORY STOCKBROKING AND EXECUTION ONLY TRADING

Execution Only Trading Global connectivity to the world’s stockmarkets is something that we pride ourselves on and work hard to maintain. The stockmarkets are constantly changing and moving and our clients can be confident that we are at the very forefront when it comes to trading quickly and efficiently across the world.

As a member firm of the London Stock Exchange, we have direct access to the London equity markets. We have many close and longstanding relationships with key brokers and market-makers in the City and these relationships directly assist in achieving the best possible prices and terms for our clients. However, being based in the Channel Islands doesn’t mean our expertise solely lies with trading in the UK stockmarkets. When trading further afield, we have access to a large network of third-party brokers the world over; providing trading capabilities in overseas bond and equity markets. Our independence often enables us to negotiate better prices with counterparties and the benefit is passed on to our clients. In fact, there are very few asset classes or markets that we are unable to access. Having all options available to us enables us to tailor our approach accordingly and ensure our clients’ trades are executed in the most efficient and effective way.

Our dedicated Trading team has experience in all major stockmarkets and utilises the very latest in technology to process client instructions. As well as electronic market access, we also have a long-standing network of brokers at the end of the phone providing us with a direct link to the individual quoting the live market price. This direct access is invaluable and Ravenscroft benefits from an excellent reputation in the City as a result of our friendly, honest and genuine approach to trading. Through our expertise and advanced systems, our trading desk puts the world’s stockmarkets at our clients’ fingertips with prime access to the London Stock Exchange, but also other trading venues across the globe ensuring best execution and enhanced liquidity.


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Our team

With an enthusiastic team on hand to guide and advise, our clients need not worry about having to tackle the investment world alone.

GARRY BEARDSHALL

PATRICK McCONNELL

ASHLEY CORREIA

ANTHONY McGOVERN

ROSS GARRARD

TOM NUTH

JUSTIN JOUAN

HAYDN TAYLOR

RICHARD MASON


ADVISORY STOCKBROKING AND EXECUTION ONLY TRADING

Client Asset Protection & Corporate Governance


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We are proud that we now administer and manage £4.44bn of assets, as reported in our latest Annual Report. The year-on-year growth of assets under our care reflects our clients’ confidence in our services and professional yet friendly approach. They are comfortable placing their faith and trust in us to administer and manage their investments and we take this responsibility extremely seriously by adhering to the highest client asset protection standards.

In Jersey, Ravenscroft Limited is licensed and regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (“JFSC”) under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998 in the conduct of investment business classes A, B and C and fund services business, class Z. In Guernsey, Ravenscroft Limited is licensed and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) under The Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987 to conduct categories 1 and 2 investment business. The JFSC and GFSC rules require that at all times client money and assets are segregated from company assets and our wholly-owned and ring-fenced offshore nominee company - Huntress (CI) Nominees Limited - provides this separation. Huntress is incorporated in Guernsey and was established expressly for the purpose of holding client assets, which are not available for Ravenscroft’s proprietary use including the offset of any debt in its own name. It is a non-trading company and has no assets or liabilities; nor does it make

proprietary investments, engage in marketmaking activities, lend or borrow from any part of the Ravenscroft group or guarantee any third-party borrowing. All monies received from clients are held in designated client accounts in the name of Huntress (CI) Nominees Limited and all client holdings are also registered in the name of Huntress (CI) Nominees Limited for the purpose of clearing and settling transactions. BNP Paribas Securities Services (wholly owned by BNP Paribas Group) are our global custodians as well as providing banking services. BNP’s service levels and financial standing are regularly reviewed - as are the various banks we utilise to hold client monies by our internal Risk & Compliance Committee to ensure they meet our high expectations and requirements. We also maintain insurance cover as prescribed in The Licensees (Capital Adequacy) Rules 2010. Significant emphasis is placed on Risk and Compliance and our expertise is well-recognised given our active contribution to regulatory taskforces.


RAVENSCROFT JERSEY PO Box 419, First Floor, Weighbridge House, Liberation Square, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3NA T: +44 (0) 1534 722 051 F: +44 (0) 1534 722 052 RAVENSCROFT GUERNSEY PO Box 222, The Market Buildings, Fountain Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 4JG T: +44 (0) 1481 742 199 F: +44 (0) 1481 729 700 E: info@ravenscroftgroup.com

www.ravenscroftgroup.com

Ravenscroft is a trading name of Ravenscroft Limited (“RL”) (company number 42906) and Ravenscroft Investment Management Limited (“RIML”) (company number 49397) both of which have their registered office addresses at PO Box 222, Level 5, The Market Buildings, Fountain Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 4JG. The business address for Ravenscroft Limited’s Jersey office is PO Box 419, First Floor, Weighbridge House, Liberation Square, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3NA. RL is licensed and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission to conduct investment business and the Jersey Financial Services Commission to conduct investment and funds services business. Ravenscroft Investment Management is a trading name of RIML. RIML is licensed and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission to conduct investment business. BullionRock is the trading name of Ravenscroft Precious Metals Limited (“RPML”) (company number 54550) which has its registered office address at PO Box 222, Level 5, The Market Buildings, Fountain Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 4JG. RPML is registered with the Guernsey Financial Services Commission as a Non-Regulated Financial Services Business.

June 2018

Jersey Stockbroking Brochure - June 2018  
Jersey Stockbroking Brochure - June 2018