Are UCITS shaping the design of indices?
Wed Oct 27, 2010
Indices have always dominated the institutional investors’ mindset, but they are increasingly becoming a key part of an investors’ tool kit.
It seems that the development of the UCITS wrapper is
starting to shape the design of product based indices as a
result of investment banks and other providers creating more of
Stuart McLaren from Deloitte
Barclays Capital launched a UCITS hedge fund replicator fund
designed to offer exposure to the hedge fund industry through
the investment bank's replicator index last week. Another
example of a UCITS product using indices is multi-strategy
index aggregator, London-based HCM's Torrus Funds - Merrill
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