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Solvency II forces hedge funds to improvise to keep insurance clients


The impact of Solvency II can be gauged from the fact even hedge funds are being forced to come up with novel ideas to ensure they keep their portfolio of insurance clients.

For instance, hedge fund firm Finisterre Capital recently came up with a Ucits-compliant fund to keep an insurer client who was on the verge of leaving due to Solvency II rules that requires insurers to set aside more capital when investing in hedge funds that are registered offshore, reports Reuters.

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