Study: UCITS an Opportunity for North American Funds

September 2008
Securities Industry News;9/22/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 33, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses a study from Create Research which stressed the need of North American fund managers to take advantage on the European Union's (EU) Undertaking for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS). The study showed that fund managers who are registered under UCITS II have seen rapid product development and growing client bases. The most common cited reasons among North American fund managers for not registering for UCITS are cited. An overview of the UCITS guidelines is presented.


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