Case Study 6
Sun May 1, 2005
DWS Hedge L/S Currency Fund
DWS Hedge L/S: pioneering hedge funds in
DWS Investments was one of the first firms to launch a hedge
fund in the new regulatory environment in Germany and is now
hoping to attract institutional investors
As the leading mutual fund manager in Germany, it was hardly
surprising when DWS Investments moved quickly into the hedge
fund space once the German Investment Act was passed at the
beginning of 2004. The Frankfurt-based firm immediately took
advantage of the liberalised regulatory environment by starting
a paper portfolio for its first single-manager onshore fund for
German investors. After generating an impressive return of over
9% net of fees in the first half of 2004, it went live with the
launch of the DWS Hedge L/S Currency Fund on 1 July with
€5 million of in-house seed...
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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