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Delegates discuss the Netherlands alternatives regime

Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Niels Oostenbrug
By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

Delegates at the Opalesque Netherlands Roundtable, sponsored by Eurex and Taussig Capital, discussed the Dutch investment sector.

"We can distinguish three groups in the Dutch institutional investor community" said Niels Oostenbrug, Head of Alternative Investments at MN Services. "We have institutions that have always felt very comfortable with their hedge fund investments and that continue to do so. There are institutions that have never felt comfortable and that probably will never invest in hedge funds. And we have a third group of institutions, and this is probably the largest, that is interested in hedge funds and alternative investments, but that wants to increase the control and understanding of their portfolios."

Patrick van de Laar, COO/CFO of SAEMOR Capital said: "I believe the Netherlands is an excellent place to start and to operate alternative funds. We have got the talent, the right tax and legal environment, but the rest of the world doesnt know it... It appears to be a discussion item when talking to foreign investors. Fund structures in Europe consolidate in two forms; Luxembourg SICAVs or Irish CIFs. The Dutch fund structure of an FGR is efficient, but requires ......................

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