UCITS 2014: Europe’s fast-growing route into alternatives


 Fuelled by a powerful mix of supply and demand factors, the alternative UCITS fund industry has developed into one of the fastest-growing sectors of Europe’s investment management universe. Market participants say growth of the UCITS product is still in its infancy, but what are the opportunities and the challenges ahead for Europe’s ‘liquid alternative’? Read this report to find out more about: • The surge in liquid alternatives • Evolution of the UCITS marketplace • The sea change in investor attitudes • Growth of UCITS fund platforms • AIFMD: Challenge or opportunity? • Comprehensive analysis of UCITS funds performance in H1 2014