Ucits versus Cayman: which fund structure is best for you?
A Ucits version of a strategy offers better investor protection than a Cayman Islands hedge fund when things go sour, says Jason Nelms, a funds partner at law firm Morrison & Foerster (MoFo).
Lux association doesn’t fear local funds
The growth and proliferation of locally domiciled mutual funds in Hong Kong is not a threat to the popularity of Ucits funds, already widely used in the territory, argues Camille Thommes, director general of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).
The problem with Asian fund passport schemes
Regulatory and tax squabbles and the desire to deepen domestic fund industries are among the high hurdles for passporting programmes, according to Daniel Caleghin, head of wealth management strategy for Asia-Pacific at Deloitte subsidiary Casey Quirk.
Matthews Asia’s latest fund to target Asian high yield
Active with immediate effect, the Matthews Asia Credit Opportunities Fund will seek a diverse range of income-generating openings across the Asian continent.