UCITS: investment strategies expand and deepen

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Over the last few years, increasing numbers of hedge fund managers have been using the UCITS vehicle to wrap up their strategies, which have also significantly broadened and deepened. DATA INCLUDES: Absolute UCITS Awards winners 2012: Fund name, fund managers, 12-month return, Sharpe ratio.

JOY DUNBAR, EDITOR, ABSOLUTE UCITS

Contents
INTRODUCTION: Modest rise in global assets belies the struggle for performance
US/AMERICAS: Never confuse motion with action
EUROPE: Managers remain on trial in pivotal time for the industry
ASIA: Multi-strategy funds retain and strengthen their position
GLOBAL ASSETS: Hedge fund assets edge up again despite weak returns
GLOBAL BILLION DOLLAR CLUB: Trend toward consolidation continues
PRIME BROKER SURVEY: Goldman still tops in a fast-changing hedge fund world post-2008
NEW FUNDS: Assets slide in first half
INDUSTRY OUTLOOK SURVEY: Leading specialists assess key developments