For the first time, Malta has been ranked as 'Most favoured domicile in Europe' in Hedge Fund Service Provider rankings 2013 by Hedge Funds Review.
The rankings are based on a survey carried out amongst individuals from single-manager hedge funds or FoHF organisations and investors, including family offices, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and asset allocators.
Whilst the US continued to favour Cayman, European voters chose Malta, raising its position from third place in 2012 to first this year.
The European top three voter rankings are as follows:
1. Malta - 22.1%
2. Luxembourg - 19.1%
3. Ireland - 17.1%
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