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Hedge fund managers heading for a crossroads onshore, says RWC


The direction of capital flows will decide the future of the UCITS hedge fund industry, according to Dan Mannix from RWC Partners.

Mannix, head of business development for London-based RWC, says that the industry has been focusing on scarcity of capital for hedge funds.

Dan Mannix from RWC Partners

He says: “There is a perception that UCITS does not have a scarcity of capital issue.  I think the future of the so-called Newcits space will be dictated by the direction of investor flows.

“There have been lots of noise surrounding UCITS hedge funds but the reality is not much money has been raised.

“There are a large number of individual funds that have launched and will continue to