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Training : UCITS Funds

Thu, 31/03/2011   for 1 Day
Conducted by : Eureka Financial
Contact : Sam Baker
Duration : 1 Day
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Strategies for Setting up and Investing in UCITS Funds
This practical one day course is designed to provide an insight into the area of UCITS, showing how funds may select eligible assets and demonstrate how these instruments may be employed to achieve different investment objectives.
Main topics covered:
• The use and structure of UCITS III
• Changes under UCITS IV
• The key features of UCITS
• Structuring UCITS and authorisation process
• Eligible assets in UCITS funds
• The key features and applications of UCITS as an asset class
• Main legal requirements
• Governance, transparency, custody and depositaries
• Application of equities, bonds, fund of funds derivatives, 130/30 and other instruments
• UCITS Alternatives
• Distribution of UCITS
• Leverage and VaR
• Use of UCITS for funds and hedge funds

By the end of this course you will have a solid understanding of:
• The characteristics of UCITS, their structure and objectives
• Main regulatory aspects
• Pros and cons of UCITS for the fund management
• Applying traditional instruments in the fund structure
• Sophisticated and non-sophisticated funds
• Value at risk in the UCITS context

Reserve your place till the end of October and take advantage of an Early Bird discount! Group discounts are also available.


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