Europe continues to offer alternative investment managers attractive fundraising opportunities. With the right partners, setting up and managing a European vehicle can be straightforward.
At the same time, investors have become more sophisticated, are demanding more of managers in terms of transparency and reporting, are being more selective in their fund choices and allocations, and are placing continued downward pressure on fund manager fees. With business growing, an increasing allocations to alternatives, it is time for U.S. managers to consider expanding their portfolios in Europe and diversifying their client bases.
In this report, we offer a fresh perspective on the European market, with a particular focus on the U.S.-based alternative fund managers who are seeking to grow their AUM and diversify their investor base. Briefly summarized, this report aims to: