Launches & Closures

142 more hedge fund managers considering a UCITS launch

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More than a hundred hedge fund managers are considering a UCITS launch, according to a new report published by HedgeFund Intelligence.

The report is published to coincide with its new information service Absolute UCITS, which goes live today (21 September 2010).

The 44-page special report, UCITS 2010: Going to the next stage, shows that there are at least 142 more hedge fund managers considering a UCITS launch - 60 are European, 36 are US-based and 15 are Asia-based. And there are 31 fund of funds groups either considering a UCITS compliant fund of funds or are in the process of launching one.  There are 50 UK managers considering either a single or fund of funds launch this year – the