Hedge Funds

The term “hedge funds”, first came into use in the 1950s to describe any investment fund that used incentive fees, short selling, and leverage.[1] This Blog Post discusses the origin of Hedge Funds, their characteristics and types, the legal framework regulating hedge funds in India and some momentous moments for Hedge Funds in the Indian…

Fund(a): Pooling Vehicles

A Fund Vehicle is nothing but a privately pooled investment vehicle which collects funds from investors for investing it in accordance with a defined investment policy for the benefit of its investors. According to the National Stock Exchange[1], a Collective Investment Vehicle (or a “CIV”) is an entity that allows investors to pool their money…

A ‘Passport’ of Funds

The appetite for mobile funds and products with passports extends beyond investors in the EU, Hence, the growth of UCITS funds around the world – PwC[1] Investment funds are investment products created with the purpose of gathering investors’ with similar interests and investing the capital collectively through a portfolio of financial instruments like stocks and…