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10 Sweden

Dan Hanqvist

From: Alternative Investment Funds in Europe

Edited By: Lodewijk van Setten, Danny Busch

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 January 2022

Supervision — Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) — Alternative investment fund — Undertakings for Collective Investment (UCIs) — Hedge fund — Advertising and marketing and funds
10.01 Broadly speaking, the Swedish funds market may be divided into four categories: (1) UCITS funds; (2) hedge funds, that is, funds investing in financial assets in a manner different from UCITS funds; (3) real estate funds; and (4) private equity funds, a category that may be further divided into one segment for mature companies and one venture capital segment for other types of companies. An emerging category (5) is various debt-fund structures. ‘Hedge fund’ is not a well-defined term in the Swedish market but it is often used in a loose sense as designating...
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