Ireland Approves Hedge Fund Index-Based Products For Retail Investors

Feb 25 2008 | 1:00am ET

Hedge fund index-based products are coming to the European retail market following approval in Ireland.

The country’s Financial Regulator is thought to be the first to approve index-based products as eligible for the UCITS III framework. Products based on the FTSE Hedge Global and FTSE Hedge Momentum indices have been given the green light, according to the Financial Times.

The Financial Regulator said it “has accepted UCITS applications with derivative exposure to finance indices based on hedge funds,” the FT reports.

In Depth

Financial Industry Blockchain Consortium R3 To Open-Source Platform Code

Oct 20 2016 | 9:03pm ET

Bitcoin's blockchain technology has spawned a flurry of activity among fintech startups...


U.S. Trust's Beard: The Rapid Growth of the Art Lending Industry

Oct 7 2016 | 10:55pm ET

Alternative investment managers have emerged as some of the most significant art...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing – Tips for Your Initial Sales Meeting

Sep 29 2016 | 5:46pm ET

There are two main goals a hedge fund should have for an initial in-person sales...