The recent and unexpected outcome of the UK general election has served only to add to the Brexit angst of the asset management community. Investment managers' choice of post-Brexit positioning will now come under further scrutiny. Coupled with pending regulations, such as MiFID II, means that investment managers now need a clear and demonstrable action plan.
Across the EU, regulations are increasingly forcing European investors to deal solely with EU-regulated structures and entities; one example is Germany's BaFin prohibiting pension and insurance groups from investing in offshore loan funds, or offshore intermediary vehicles. As the world's leading fund governance firm, DMS' unparalleled consultancy and MiFID II solutions allow us to guide our clients through this storm, leaving them to focus solely on managing investments.
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