Jubilation subsides, but alternative UCITS here to stay


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Comment by Joy Dunbar, Editor of Absolute UCITS

The number of new hedging strategies using the UCITS wrapper has declined by 36%, according to the Absolute UCITS global new fund survey (see article here). But does this mean that the alternative UCITS sector is in decline?

The jubilation surrounding hedge funds managers using the UCITS wrapper has definitely slowed. But like any rapid moving sector there is always a period of contemplation and review. I think that we are currently going through a reflective period and there