French hedge fund industry set for boom, says research firm

NEWS | INDUSTRY TRENDS | 20% GROWTH IN FRENCH HEDGE FUND INDUSTRY PREDICTED

LONDON – France should see a 20% annual growth in hedge funds in the coming years, however a number of sticking points remain unresolved by the French regulator, Autorités des Marchés (AMF), regarding the role and responsibilities of prime brokers and custodians.This growth is in addition to the 123% growth of assets in hedge fund-type products since Astérias – a London-based provider of market and product intelligence to the European alternative asset management industry – surveyed the Fren