MFSA publishes a report on the Trends of Maltese Funds

The MFSA has published its mid-year report on trends of funds licensed in Malta as at end of June 2016. Below are the most salient points of the report which were noted by the MFSA:

  1. Whilst the net asset value of diversified funds, bond funds and hedge funds domiciled in Malta declined, the net assets of equity funds and mixed funds expanded by almost €0.19 billion and €0.05 billion respectively;
  2. The net assets of Alternative Investment Funds increased by almost €0.18 billion when compared to end of 2015 although the Professional Investor Funds reported a decline;
  3. Over 35% of the funds (including sub-funds) were self-managed, almost 31% were managed by locally licensed fund managers with the remaining 34 % are being managed by overseas managers;
  4. Funds administered in Malta increased with over 83% funds (including sub-funds) being locally administered.

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