Regulation has spurred the demand for regulated investment
products in Germany, according to consultants.
Michael Busack from Absolut Research
Michael Busack, founder and managing director of Hamburg-based
Absolut Research, says new European legislation such as
Solvency II has also been a spur.
He says: "Alternative strategies offer a great potential for
capital preservation and enhanced returns in a dynamic market
"The Solvency II capital requirements are a spur for the
demand for regulated products. We heard from different sources
that there is an increased search...