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Luxembourg and Ireland are the main locations for the domicile of Ucits hedge funds. While the Irish fund industry is known more for expertise in traditional hedge funds, it is gaining in prominence.
Ucits wrappers for hedge funds have become a popular way for managers to access new investor sources as well as market and distribute funds more easily within the European Union.
Hedge fund experience counts when choosing a manager for a Ucits products, concludes a study by Lyxor Managed Account Platform (MAP) Research. Regulation, too, negatively impacts returns, says the study.
Paul Ruddock, co-founder and CEO of Lansdowne Partners, the London-based hedge fund with $16 billion of assets under management, talks to Hedge Funds Review about the industry and its future.
Kathryn Graham, director of BT Pension Scheme Management, the $56.8 billion pensions advisory arm of BTPSM, the largest pension fund in the UK, gives her views of the hedge fund industry.
Sovereign debt uncertainties, market volatility and disregard of company fundamentals are giving little comfort to equity long/short hedge fund managers in the remaining months of 2011.
While correlation among hedged equity managers remains stubbornly high post-crisis, carefully selected long/short funds should continue to add alpha to hedge fund portfolios over the long term.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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