Ucits VI threatens derivatives in alternatives funds, says Candriam

Sixth iteration of directive could pose danger to portfolio risk management

fabrice-cuchet-candriam-hfr0715
Fabrice Cuchet, Candriam

It has been mooted that the European Commission may place restrictions on the eligibility of assets, particularly derivatives, through Ucits VI, such as whether their use should be limited to instruments traded on platform and centrally cleared.

Candriam, which won this year's Hedge Funds Review award for best fixed income hedge fund for its Bonds Total Return fund of funds, launched its first alternative Ucits fund in 1996. With offices in France, Belgium and Luxembourg investing in traditional

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: