There is a buzz around the launch of certain UCITS hedge funds, according to Pascal Botteron, global head of hedge and mutual fund investment group for Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management.
Pascal Botteron from Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management
Many investors have contacted Botteron’s group about the UCITS hedge fund launches of John Paulson (see earlier story here) and Barton Biggs' funds (see earlier story here).
He adds: “There has been a good reception from investors to the launch of UCITS hedge funds. Investors like their attractive liquidity, small minimum investment size and their risk/return profiles. For banks, it is easier to position these absolute return products to their clients because their regulated nature allows them to market to a...