The global financial crisis, which gathered momentum in
2008, has led many asset management firms to reconsider their
This is because attracting assets has become harder which has
resulted in investors forcing asset managers to rethink their
Andrew Main (pictured below), founder of fixed income
specialist Stratton Street Capital, told the audience at the
Absolute UCITS Conference at the British Museum that a lesson
he has learnt is that one UCITS-compliant structure isn't
He said: "We are about to launch our second UCITS-compliant
fund, which will be domiciled in Luxembourg.
"It will have the aim of dealing with different taxation and
regulations which come from the German speaking market.
"This is because there are certain things you can't
necessarily do that with...