Hedge funds adopting UCITS principles, ALFI conference told
Tue Dec 6, 2011
Hedge fund managers are now applying some of the investment
principles of the UCITS directive to their offshore funds as
well, according to Christian Szylar from London-based Marshall
Wace Asset Management. Some of the aligned investment
principles from the UCITS directive like value-at-risk,
leverage and global exposure limits are now being used by hedge
fund managers, according to Szylar, global head of risk and
performance measurement for the hedge fund manager.He was
speaking on a panel at the Association of the Luxembourg Fund
Industry’s European alternative investment funds
conference on the alignment between UCITS and hedge fund
industries. James Kaufmann, general counsel for RWC Partners in
London, concurred that there was alignment between hedge funds
and alternative UCITS. He told the audience of hedge fund
professionals: "RWC has been running UCITS and hedge funds
side-by-side. It has not affected the way we run our
strategies. "We will be running the...
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