Fri, Apr 25, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Delegates discuss the Netherlands alternatives regime

Thursday, March 21, 2013

amb
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 ......................

To view our full article Click here

Banner
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Rainwater and Blue Sky - an Australian water fund emerges[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Financial reporters often tout new funds and investments as uncorrelated investments, but few can say they are uncorrelated to everything but weather. Enter Blue Sky Alternative's water fund which invests in the permanent rights to Australia's water. Sev

  2. Regulatory – Expect greater SEC scrutiny of hedge funds that share information or collaborate in advance of their trades, Alternative funds to get SEC test for leverage, liquidity[more]

    Expect greater SEC scrutiny of hedge funds that share information or collaborate in advance of their trades From Thelawyer.com: A recent Wall Street Journal article — ‘Activist investors often leak their plans to a favoured few’ — focused attention on ‘activist’ investors and stock analy

  3. …And Finally – This week's least competent criminal is Austrian[more]

    From ABCnews.go.com: A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation. Police in Salzburg said the 59-year-old man walked into a police station in the city on Friday night. Sp

  4. Investing – Hedge funds find pitfalls along with profits in real estate ventures, Marcato Capital Management makes new bet on Dillard’s[more]

    Hedge funds find pitfalls along with profits in real estate ventures From Law360.com: Hedge funds have joined the rush to real estate deals and development in recent months to close the financing gap left by tightening bank standards, but attorneys say many aren't prepared for the disclo

  5. Agecroft Partners estimates 90% of hedge funds using social media[more]

    The use of social media has increased significantly within the hedge fund industry over the past couple of years. Social media is broadly used by investors as part of their due diligence process on hedge funds, by service providers in their sales efforts to hedge funds, and by hedge funds to enhance