First Reserve is a leading private investment firm in the energy and natural resource industries, making both private equity and infrastructure investments throughout the energy value chain. For 28 years, it has invested solely in the global energy industry, and has developed a preeminent franchise, utilizing its broad base of specialized energy industry knowledge as a competitive advantage. The firm is currently investing its most recent private equity fund, which closed in 2009 at approximately US $9 billion and its most recent infrastructure fund which closed in 2011 at approximately US $1.2 billion. First Reserve invests strategically across a wide range of energy industry sectors, developing a portfolio that is diversified across the energy value chain, backing talented management teams and building value by building companies. Further information is available at www.firstreserve.com
Jersey Finance promotes and develops Jersey as an international finance centre. In addition to this marketing activity, it also co-ordinates the consultation process of proposed legislation and regulation affecting the Jersey finance industry, to produce and maintain a product offering that reinforces Jersey’s position as an international finance centre of excellence.
The organisation’s primary objective is to communicate the many factors that make Jersey a leading international finance centre, including the experience and expertise of its practitioners; its political, economic and fiscal stability; and its high level of regulation and security.