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ML Capital finds investors believe 'the worst is over'

Monday, February 04, 2013

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John Lowry
Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: ML Capital Asset Management, the investment manager and promoter of the MontLake UCITS Platform, has published the ninth edition of the quarterly ML Capital Alternative UCITS Barometer (Barometer).

ML Capital says that the purpose of the Barometer is to identify and anticipate key trends in the demand for the major strategies within the alternative UCITS sector. ML Capital surveyed 45 investors who collectively manage over $90bn and have 'upwards of $20bn in alternative UCITS’. The firm said that respondents ranged from insurance and pension funds to private banking organisations, with a significant constituent of financial advisers that deal with the primary source of Alternative UCITS inflows, the mid-net-worth investor".

Commenting on the highlights of the latest Barometer, John Lowry, Chairman of ML Capital; "The Barometer this quarter has recorded some very significant shifts in the demand levels across many of the main strategies. Probably the biggest two winners this quarter have been European and Global Emerging Long/Short funds, both of whom received strong levels of support, of between 43% and 52% respectively. We are aware of several European managers planning to launch a Ucits fund that have until now been held back due to the on-going problems within the EU and the global backdrop. While demand for Global Macro still remains relatively strong, with 45% plan......................

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