Hong Kong wants to build its credentials as a private equity centre. But it's untested, and will find it difficult to stand out against more established centres.
The Singapore Variable Capital Company proposals have some important issues that need ironing out, says Justin Ong of PwC, which is advising the regulator on the framework.
China managers operating via the RQFII scheme will drive cross-border portability, stirring regulators to sign bilateral agreements, says BNPP.
The time and cost of listing a Ucits product in Dublin may make it a more attractive funds domicile than Luxembourg for Asian managers, particularly Chinese.