Ucits hedge fund platforms like those offered by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and Northern Trust are beginning to attract substantial institutional investor interest.
Luxembourg is keen to attract Ucits III compliant hedge fund. While it has a strong marketing and distribution history, its fund administration of alternatives is weaker than some of its rivals.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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New European Union compensation rules affect hedge funds before AIFM comes in force
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