Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
Sean Taylor, Investment Director, GAM

GAM launches GAM Star Absolute Global Emerging Markets

Swiss global fund manager, GAM, has this week announced the successful launch of an onshore newcits, based on its existing emerging market equity L/S strategy. »


Roman Rosslenbroich, CEO, Aquila Capital

UCITS is key fund criterion for 59 per cent of German institutional investors reveals survey

A survey commissioned by Hamburg-based hedge fund manager, Aquila Capital, and conducted by Schleus Marktforschung, has f »


Peter de Proft, EFAMA, Director General

EFAMA & KPMG report calls for tax neutrality in UCITS IV

A report released this week by EFAMA and KPMG’s European Investment Management practice has highlighted a number of tax issues that will prevent UCITS IV from establishing a tru »


Atilla Olesen, head of Prime Brokerage Sales, SEB Enskilda in London

SEB Enskilda announces SEB Prime Solutions, comprehensive newcits service

Leading European prime brokerage, SEB Enskilda, has this week launched SEB Prime Solutions, a one-stop shop for newcits covering all aspects of fund launch and distribution. »


Christian Evans, founding partner, PVE Capital

PVE Capital hires ING’s Garcia to manage brace of newcits

London-based hedgie PVE Capital has selected ex-ING trader Marc Garcia to he »


Roman Rosslenbroich, Aquila Capital chief executive

Ucits important factor for allocating capital to absolute return funds

A survey conducted by Schleus Marktforschung on behalf of Hamburg based alternative asset manager Aquila Capital has revealed a stark divide between German institutional investors who are already investing in alternatives as an asset class and those that are not. »


Tax

Report finds tax roadblocks to harmonised European fund industry

An industry research report published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association and KPMG shows there are significant tax complications in the new Ucits IV Directive that prevent the achievement of a harmonised European funds industry. »


Newspaper and coins

SEB Enskilda launches one stop shop offering for Ucits funds creation

SEB Enskilda has launched SEB Prime Solutions, a one stop shop offering for alternative investment managers' Ucits funds. »


John Lowry, chairman of ML Capital

ML Capital launches Irish Ucits platform

ML Capital Asset Management has launched the Montlake Ucits Platform, domiciled in Ireland and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator. »


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Global UCITS deliver lukewarm 0.14% return in August heat

August saw Ucits hedge funds fail to deliver any scintillating returns, with not a single strategy climbing above one per cent according to the latest figures release »


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