Luxembourg and Ireland remain competitive jurisdictions for Ucits hedge funds

Rampant rivals


Luxembourg and Ireland are the main locations for the domicile of Ucits hedge funds. This should come as no surprise. Luxembourg has been the dominant jurisdiction, having had a headstart mainly through the retail side. Although Ireland came a bit later to the Ucits hedge fund sector, it has been impressive in its attempts to catch up with leader ­Luxembourg.While Luxembourg was first off the mark in touting for Ucits business, Ireland has been no laggard in trying to attract more bu