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Thomas de Saint-Seine, RAM AI

RAM AI launches long/short beta neutral global equities fund

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 10:26

RAM Active Investments (RAM AI), an active and alternative asset management company, has launched RAM (Lux) Systematic Funds - Long/Short Global Equities. »

Alternative UCITS see strong performance in December, says LuxHedge

Alternative UCITS see strong performance in December, says LuxHedge

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 08:42

Alternative UCITS indices performed strongly during December across almost all strategy styles, according to the latest LuxHedge Alternative UCTS Overreview. »

Tortoise launches North American energy infrastructure fund

Tortoise launches North American energy infrastructure fund

Wed, 04/01/2017 - 10:18

Tortoise Capital Advisors, an investment manager specialising in listed energy investing, has launched the Tortoise North American Energy Infrastructure Fund, a UCITS fund domiciled in Luxembourg. »

Open-ended fund assets see steady growth in Q3

Open-ended fund assets see steady growth in Q3

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 14:05

Investment fund assets worldwide increased 3.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2016 to EUR39.4 trillion, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association.   »

Kelly Young, Acadian Asset Management

Acadian launches emerging market fossil fuel free strategy

Tue, 13/12/2016 - 13:47

Acadian Asset Management, a USD74 billion quantitative equity investor, has launched the Acadian Sustainable Emerging Markets ex Fossil Fuel UCITS Fund. »

Raphael Marechal, Nikko AM

Nikko AM launches emerging markets local currency bond fund

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 14:41

Nikko Asset Management has launched the Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond UCITS Fund, which is managed by head portfolio manager – emerging markets, Raphael Marechal. »

Erik Knutzen, Neuberger Berman

Neuberger Berman broadens multi-asset UCITS offering

Tue, 06/12/2016 - 09:27

Neuberger Berman is extending its suite of multi-asset solutions with the launch of two UCITS Funds – the Multi-Asset Risk Premia Fund and the Multi-Asset Class Income Fund. »

Leif Cussen, Old Mutual Global Investors

Old Mutual Global Investors launches style premia fund

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 14:31

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI), part of Old Mutual Wealth, is to launch the Old Mutual Style Premia Absolute Return Fund (STAR) at the beginning of December. »

Andrew Dreaneen, Schroders

Schroder GAIA platform: Building from a position of strength

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 14:15

According to Hedge Funds Research, hedge funds this year have experienced more than USD50 billion of net outflows, continuing a theme that began back in Q4 2015.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

UCITS: A compelling distribution option for hedge fund managers

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 14:05

With investors concerned over the impact that a rising rate environment could have on their fixed income portfolios, the need to look for alternative solutions to hedge against, and even profit from, widening yields, is becoming paramount. James Williams (pictured) explores how alternative UCITS, which continue to enjoy positive inflows, are proving an appealing option to investors looking to diversify their investments.  »

Tobias Pross, Allianz Global Investors

AllianzGI expands global fixed income offering

Mon, 21/11/2016 - 13:48

Key strategies managed by portfolio managers from Rogge Global Partners (RGP) are now accessible in Allianz Global Investors’ Luxemburg domiciled UCITS fund range. »

Taylor Lukof, ABR

DMS adds ABR Dynamic Funds to UCITS V platform

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 08:11

Fund governance firm DMS Governance and ABR Dynamic Funds have launched the ABR Dynamic Blend Equity and Volatility Fund on the DMS UCITS Corrib ICAV platform.  »

Anita Nemes, Deutsche Bank

Alternative UCITS assets up 26 per cent annually since 2008, says Deutsche Bank

Mon, 17/10/2016 - 10:33

The value of assets invested in alternative UCITS funds has increased by 26 per cent annually since the financial crisis of 2008, according to Deutsche Bank Global Prime Finance’s 2016 Alternative UCITS Survey. »

Tim Smith, Carolon Capital

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant and Carolon Capital launch US micro-cap UCITS fund

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 09:24

Carolon Capital and Thomson Horstmann & Bryant (THB) have launched a UCITS fund with an investment strategy focused on US micro-cap equities. »

Lyxor and Kingdon launch Global Long/Short Equity Fund

Lyxor and Kingdon launch Global Long/Short Equity Fund

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 07:47

Lyxor Asset Management has expanded its alternative UCITS offering by teaming up with Kingdon Capital Management to launch the Lyxor/Kingdon Global Long-Short Equity Fund. »

Fair Oaks launches CLO focused fund on Alpha UCITS platform

Fair Oaks launches CLO focused fund on Alpha UCITS platform

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 08:16

Fair Oaks Capital has partnered with the Alpha UCITS platform to launch the first UCITS fund focused on the global collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market. »

Net sales of UCITS see strong rebound in Q2 2016, says EFAMA

Net sales of UCITS see strong rebound in Q2 2016, says EFAMA

Mon, 12/09/2016 - 12:58

Net sales of UCITS rebounded to EUR71 billion in the second quarter of 2016, from net outflows of EUR7 billion in the previous quarter, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Quarterly Statistical Release.   »

UCITS funds see net outflows of EUR10bn while AIF net sales increase

UCITS funds see net outflows of EUR10bn while AIF net sales increase

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 10:24

Net inflows into UCITS and AIF totalled EUR14 billion in June, compared to EUR52 billion in May, according to The European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »

Schroders teams with Two Sigma to launch UCITS hedge fund product

Schroders teams with Two Sigma to launch UCITS hedge fund product

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 07:42

Schroders is launching a UCITS hedge fund product via its GAIA platform – the Schroder GAIA Two Sigma Diversified – which will be sub-advised by Two Sigma Advisers. »

Holger Mertens, Nikko Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management adds Global Credit Fund to UCITS line-up

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 10:56

Nikko Asset Management is launching a Luxembourg domiciled Global Credit UCITS fund on 3 August 2016. The fund is managed by Head Portfolio Manager – Global Credit, Holger Mertens (pictured) and supported by its experienced Global Credit teams based in London, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland and New York. »

Equity funds achieve EUR3 billion of net inflows in May

Equity funds achieve EUR3 billion of net inflows in May

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 08:11

Net inflows into UCITS and alternative investment funds (AIF) totalled EUR52 billion in May, down from EUR65 billion in April, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »

Alceda and CBRE Clarion Securities launch global listed infrastructure fund

Alceda and CBRE Clarion Securities launch global listed infrastructure fund

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 13:28

Alceda has partnered with CBRE Clarion Securities to launch an infrastructure fund on its Luxembourg-based UCITS platform. »

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EFAMA reveals sharp decline in net sales of UCITS in Europe during Q1 2016

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:04

Net sales of UCITS and AIF reached EUR37 billion in Q1 2016, compared to EUR171 billion in Q4 2015, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest quarterly statistical release.  »

MPMF receives UCITS management company authorisation

MPMF receives UCITS management company authorisation

Thu, 17/12/2015 - 15:08

MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited (MPMF), the Maples group’s alternative investment fund manager (AIFM), has been authorised as a UCITS management company by the Central Bank of Ireland.  »

Neuberger Berman launches corporate hybrid bond UCITS

Neuberger Berman launches corporate hybrid bond UCITS

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:37

Neuberger Berman has launched a UCITS strategy focused on the fast-evolving non-financial corporate hybrid debt asset class. »

Cohen & Steers launches global listed infrastructure SICAV

Cohen & Steers launches global listed infrastructure SICAV

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 10:36

Cohen & Steers has launched the Cohen & Steers SICAV Global Listed Infrastructure Fund, a new UCITS fund that delivers the firm's market-leading infrastructure strategy to retail and institutional investors outside of the United States.  »

Daniele Spada, Lyxor Asset Management

Strong traction in alternative UCITS platform

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 10:00

Lyxor Asset Management operates the largest commingled hedge fund managed account platform (MAP), but over the last couple of years it has made inroads to build out a similar offering in the UCITS space.  »

Stefano Girola, SYZ Asset Management

Two unique long/short fund offerings

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 10:00

SYZ Asset Management, the investment funds arm of Swiss banking group SYZ, offers investors two unique long/short strategies in its OYSTER UCITS-compliant fund range. The main differentiators between the two funds are summarised in the table.  »

Andres Dollery. Societe Generale Prime Services

In prime position to support CTA UCITS funds

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 10:00

Five years ago, UCITS funds weren't exactly a prominent blip on the radar screen at  Société Générale Prime Services, but over the last two years, excluding managed accounts, they have accounted for approximately 50 per cent of all new funds onboarded by the business in Europe.  »

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Polen makes flagship Focus Growth strategy available to UK and EU investors

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 19:45

Polen Capital has launched a new UCITS fund, the Focus Global Growth Irish UCITS Fund , which is now available to UK and EU investors.  »

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