Today, investors are becoming more aware of how to invest and do research on product options that generate higher returns quicker and within regulation standards, reports Luc Leleux at Fortis Prime Fund Solutions.
The main concern this brings up is the challenge for fund administrators and custodians seeking to accommodate different types of investment strategies on the same platform.
Regulators have understood these challenges and have created more limits for traditional asset managers with the goal of protection in mind. Such tactics are going short using derivatives, or using more regulated fund vehicles and utilizing offshore hedge fund domiciles, benefiting from new regulated investment schemes using complex alternative strategies in a protected environment.
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