Situated in the Bay of St Malo some thirty miles from the French coast of Normandy, Guernsey is the second largest of the Channel Islands. With Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou and a number of smaller islets, it forms the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Its capital is St.Peter Port. It has a stable and well-regulated financial services sector and a professional and innovative work force.
Bank Julius Baer Guernsey Limited was incorporated on 22 March 1994 as a subsidiary of Julius Baer Holdings with 12 staff members. The new bank commenced business on 1 June 1994 by taking over the local banking license and part of the business of Aitken Hume Bank (Guernsey) Limited, a subsidiary of Aitken Hume International, London. In February 1998, the company moved into Lefebvre Court, its current home, and on the 1 November 1999 Bank Julius Baer Guernsey Ltd was granted full branch status and became Bank Julius Baer & Co Ltd Guernsey Branch. With business transferred from the London office, asset and liability management became a new function of the Guernsey Branch.
Julius Baer employs more than 100 staff in Guernsey and offers a range of financial services, including portfolio management and investment advisory. Credit services include the provision of Lombard lending and UK buy to let mortgages. There is also a dedicated team that supports the needs of External Asset Managers and the Branch works closely with the wider Julius Baer Group through the provision of administration and support services that are delivered from its booking centre.