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Brexit has left UK asset managers worrying about the distribution of their funds into the EU. Will it be a complete apocalypse on the 29 March or are there solutions available to alternative asset managers?
By J.P. Harrop, Group Head of Sales, SGG
The UK private equity industry has just emerged from a remarkably successful year. But these triumphs are being put at risk by the UK’s current Brexit uncertainties. Up until now, the UK private equity (PE) sector – like much of the economy – has been in a state of ‘phoney war’ since the referendum; much of this due to the seemingly endless political trials and tribulations unleashed since June 2016.
By Christian Heinen, Managing Director, SGG Luxembourg
Luxembourg is well established as the second largest funds domicile globally, after the US, with a record number of assets under management (AUM) of over EUR 4 trillion. As we edge closer to the Brexit deadline of 30 March 2019 with still a lot of uncertainty for the funds market, Luxembourg’s regulatory body Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) has been ahead of the curve in demonstrating...
By Neil Synnott, Client Director in Luxembourg.
Are UK real estate investments about to lose their shine? Further to the announcement of an unexpected reform to the property tax regime by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Autumn Budget 2017, there are signs that foreign investors in UK real estate investments may be losing their appetite.
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Andreas Slabber, Client Manager, SGG Netherlands.
There is a great buzz around cryptocurrencies currently, and wide speculation about how these will revolutionise payment and banking systems of the future.
By Renaud Graas, Avocat à la Cour.
The purpose of this note is to highlight the changes brought by Regulation 2017/1991 to the EuVECA Regulation and try to put those changes (and the EuVECA Regulation generally) into perspective.
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