Bill Rosensweig, Partner and head of Brown Brothers Harriman Hong Kong, spoke to Strategic Insight Asia about the changing opportunities for fund promoters across the region.
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The first UCITS fund was launched on April 14th 1988. In celebration of UCITS' 25th Anniversary, a specially commissioned publication has been issued, co-sponsored by BBH. This publication, "UCITS XXV", tells the history of UCITS, provides opinions and perspectives from all stakeholders; the European Commission, Commissioner Barnier, global regulators, investors, key industry players, and EFAMA presidents past and present.
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This white paper highlights the challenges of creating more uniform and efficient standards between private banks and investment funds in Asia, a multi-fragmented, multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-regulatory region of diverse approaches and infrastructures.
Margaret McCarthy and Jimmie Ng discuss important trends and unique market characteristics that impact Accessing and Distributing Funds in Asia.
The Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors Scheme is China's endeavor to allow, on a selective basis, global institutional investors to invest in its RMB-denominated capital market. Samuel Zhao and Sheldon Liu interpret recent trends toward simplifying the application process, and ramping up foreign investment in China.
In January 2013, BBH Partner Geoff Cook participated in a Luxembourg roundtable, organised by PERE Magazine, to discuss the forthcoming AIFM Directive with industry colleagues. The Directive, which comes into effect in July 2013, will have far-reaching consequences for the fund management industry, not only in Europe but globally.
BBH and Strategic Insight are pleased to present their co-authored 2013 edition of “Creating a Global ‘Blockbuster’ Fund,” examining the current implications for the investment management industry. This white paper highlights the characteristics and challenges of creating a global blockbuster fund, including many of the operational considerations. It offers insights into some of today’s most successful investment products and their ability to attract substantial investment inflows worldwide.