11:06 Aug 22, 2013
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French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Investment / Securities / UCITS
French term or phrase: tête
No context I'm afraid other than under 'Caractéristiques de l'OPCVM' the document states:
Structure de l'OPCVM - ni tête ni compartiment.

I understand that a 'compartiment' is a sub-fund but what is the correct term for 'tête' in this context?
Pamela Hewitt

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4 +1Master Fund
Amaury de Cizancourt
4top-level / FoF level [fund]

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Master Fund

I can't think of anything else.

Note added at 28 mins (2013-08-22 11:34:53 GMT)

I wonder if this is not just two ways of addressing the same thing. Linguee also suggest "Fonds Master"which is used by Bnp Paribas

    Reference: http://www.investopedia.com/terms/m/masterfund.asp
Amaury de Cizancourt
Local time: 22:55
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Asker: Thanks very much but below the document states 'ni maître ni nourricier' so they are using the term 'maître' for 'master'

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agree  Dominique Stiver: I don't see any other solution. There are some confirmations for the designations proposed... Master funds offer the possibility of accumulating high capital volume into one master fund, which consists of several segments (sub funds)
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[fonds de] tête
top-level / FoF level [fund]

... as opposed to underlying / target level.

Works with funds that are strictly funds of funds (FoFs) and funds that also engage in total-return swaps with other funds.

    Reference: http://www.investopedia.com/articles/mutualfund/08/fund-of-f...
    Reference: http://www.lipperweb.com/Handlers/GetDocument.ashx?documentI...
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