Big picture remains positive for alternatives managers

September 2016

We foresee a new chapter in the institutionalisation of alter-native assets, with new products and solutions emerging. Across our clients, we are seeing growing interest in the full range of options, including funds of one, joint ventures, bespoke funds of funds, hybrid funds, multi-asset solutions and managed accounts.

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Managers await impact of Brexit: AIFMD passporting rules and exit model negotiated by UK and EU will be vital

September 2016

One of the primary concerns for UK financial services firms will be their ability to continue to access the European Union (EU) market post-Brexit. The passporting benefits of both the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) could potentially be lost to UK managers and funds.

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