Ireland – A key centre in the hedge fund world
Ireland’s swift recovery from the financial crisis is being driven in large part by the success of its financial services industry – in which alternative investment management and investment fund administration play a big, and growing, role. With the AIFM Directive ushering in a new era for hedge funds in Europe, and with new UCITS legislation set to boost that growing fund sector too, Ireland looks well-placed to capitalise on the opportunities and challenges ahead as a key global player in a changing hedge fund world
China: Looking to a bright future for hedge funds in China
China’s economic growth in recent years has not translated into good returns for passive equity investors. But a series of major reforms to the securities and investment industries are paving the way for more active asset management in the country.