Fuelling growth: let the alternative sector play its part

Gov must address regulatory weakness

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Jack Inglis of AIMA
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Jack Inglis of AIMA

After COVID and Brexit, the UK’s financial markets will soon begin a new chapter and established sectors such as the alternative investments industry can be at the forefront in supporting businesses, jobs and innovation

As the UK assesses the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19, policymakers have an opportunity to put the established alternative investment sector to work supporting sustainable growth and innovation. Today, alternative investment firms in the UK look after the money of investors from around the world, protecting and growing the capital that is entrusted to them. As the UK eyes its future after the pandemic and outside the EU, the government must be ambitious in cultivating this industry in a way that benefits the whole of the UK. Innovation — including through better use of techn...

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