Brazilian hedge fund managers will start launching absolute
return UCITS funds soon to respond to investor demands,
according to Nick Walker from New York and Rio de Janeiro-based
York Asset Management.
Nick Walker: York Asset Management.
The global event driven York Lion Merger Arbitrage Liquidity
Fund UI, launched in April 2010, is the first absolute return
UCITS fund managed from Brazil, according to Rio-based Walker,
who is Yorks chief investment officer.
The fund, which is managed pari passu with its offshore
fund, is on the German-based platform Universal Investment,
where the fund is also domiciled.
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