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Solutions for Being Compliant in the Wake of Regulatory Challenges
Radio Feature 100: Sona Blessing in conversation with Wicky Meyer
 
Friday, May 16, 2014
radio Since its inception in 2004 Wicky Meyer has been with Swiss Hedge Capital AG, which manages ‘pari passu’ a Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) regulated European Long/Short Equities Fund, a Cayman offshore fund, and two Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) regulated UCITS IV funds domiciled in Luxembourg).

He has been a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of the company, and in 2013 was appointed CEO and Managing Partner. Prior to this he has held various positions at Citigroup and Deutsche Bank AG in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Solutions for Being Compliant in the Wake of Regulatory Challenges

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  • Q1 - Even before it was mandatory, why were you one of the first assets managers to be regulated and opt for a FINMA regulated hedge fund?

    Duration: 03:23 


  • Q2 - What has changed since hedge fund regulation, particularly in Switzerland, has become mandatory?

    Duration: 01:22 


  • Q3 - What is the “new normal” for a Swiss hedge fund manager/distributor?

    Duration: 01:55 


  • Q4 - If you don’t have the size (assets under management) and cannot afford it - what are the other solutions?

    Duration: 01:23 


  • Q5 - What is the difference between being a hedge fund seeder or incubator and your model?

    Duration: 01:25 



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