European investors intend to increase their allocation to alternative Ucits funds from a current 5% to 10% of their assets under management, according to research by Deutsche Bank.
Hedge fund managers have difficult times behind them because of QE-distortion. And things are not looking to get better soon.
On Expert Investor Europe’s Alternative Ucits Congress in Versailles we asked some delegates whether and how they try to bring down fund fees.
Fund selectors attending Expert Investor Europe’s Alternative Ucits Congress in Versailles in October tell us what alternative strategies they are investing in now.
Niclas Hiller, chief investment officer of Formuesforvaltning in Norway, tells EIE’s Tjibbe Hoekstra how he is preparing for a sustained period of lower returns across all asset classes.
Omar Gadsby, head of fixed income fund selection for Credit Suisse’s private banking arm, explains how he is trying to move away from fixed income benchmarks.
Fund selectors singled out two aspects of a funds past performance that attract most of their attention.
Fund selectors in The Netherlands like to protect themselves against market volatility by investing in smart beta strategies.
In part two of this interview series, head of manager research for SEB Wealth Management Mattias Hagen explains why one should be very careful to invest in alternative Ucits and smart beta funds.