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UCITS hedge funds are not a fad, panellists agree

by Vasiliy

One of the key questions facing asset managers, whether UCITS hedge funds are simply the fad du jour or a lasting component of the industry, was debated at the Absolute UCITS Conference.

The opening panel was made up of those who work at the coalface.

Members of the first panel at the conference: Beyond the fad

Moderator Joy Dunbar, editor of Absolute UCITS, introduced the topic pointing out that UCITS hedge funds had grown in importance since the global financial crisis, as they fulfilled investors’ need for a product that was capable of producing return while aiming to