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UCITSUndertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities
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As far as UCITS' investment policy is concerned, 78% of investments are directed to transferable securities, followed by investments in bank deposits with 12%.
The fund joins a number of fixed income UCITS that factor ESG into their strategies.
Mygale launched the Mygale Event-Driven UCITS Fund, a European-focused equity strategy hosted on the MontLake UCITS platform.
The 'Commerzbank CCBI RQFII Money Market UCITS ETF' is a useful instrument for corporate cash management, enriching the spectrum of money market funds in London.
UCITS seek private investors and collectively invest in transferable securities and / or in other liquid financial instruments and alternative investment funds (AIF), which make alternative investments including on real estate, ships and metals.
On the demand side, the study showed that alternative UCITS assets have grown over 40 per cent annually, while the hedge fund industry has grown 13 per cent.
The Council and the EP have now to adopt formally this text, which is a revision of the UCITS Directive 2009/65/EC meant to offer better protection to small investors in funds of this type.
A number of Shari'ah-compliant funds have adopted the UCITS structure, given the focus on investor protection of UCITS funds and the fact that UCITS funds have rigorous investment policies that accommodate the principles underlying Islamic Finance well.
Since their introduction in 1985, UCITS funds have proliferated rapidly and now manage a total of over $7 trillion of assets.
RBC Dexia Investor Services has received The Leading UCITS Custodian and Fund Administrator award from Hedge Fund Journal.
UCITS impose stricter liquidity requirements, meaning that the fund must keep more money on hand in case investors want to pull out their investments.