Glossary

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The lowest and highest levels of gearing an investment company has had over the past 3 years.

See gearing.

This is defined in the AIFM Directive as “the Member State in which the AIFM has its registered office”.  The definition also states that for non-EU AIFMs, all references to ‘home Member State of the AIFM’ shall be read as the ‘Member State of reference’.