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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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OYSTER - European Corporate Bonds ranked No1 in the UK over three and ten years

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 20:00

SYZ Asset Management’s OYSTER - European Corporate Bonds EUR fund has been ranked best fund in the UK over three years and ten years by Lipper in the “Bond Euro - Corporates” category.  »

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Nuveen broadens global platform with new UCITS

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 17:00

Nuveen Investments has extended its offerings to non-US investors with the launch of a new UCITS fund focused on large cap core equities. The new fund is offered via Nuveen Global Investors Fund. »

Daniele Spada, Lyxor MAP

Building traction in UCITS funds space

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:24

On the surface, average hedge fund performance in 2014 has been underwhelming but when one has a clear window on performance, as Lyxor Asset Management does with its commingled managed account platform, the picture becomes more nuanced. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

UBS launches three corporate bond ETFs… Kames Capital adds two more UCITS funds to its absolute return fund range…

Mon, 08/12/2014 - 09:51

ML Capital Asset Management Ltd is to act as Investment Manager and Promoter of the Catalyst Global Real Estate Fund, an Irish domiciled UCITS. Established in South Africa in 2001, Catalyst Fund Managers, now manages in excess of USD1bln in specialist listed real estate portfolios. The investment team led by Andre Stadler and Jamie Boyes have collectively over 65 years' experience in the sector with institutions such as Investec and Old Mutual. »

James WIlliams, Hedgeweek

UCITS Equity funds suffer net outflows for first time since June 2013… Neuberger Berman launches Long Short Multi-Manager UCITS fund…

Sun, 23/11/2014 - 16:33

WisdomTree this week launched a further two UCITS ETFs listed on the London Stock Exchange. This brings the total to six ETFs listed on the LSE in the past four weeks and further solidifies its position as a pioneer of dividend-weighted ETFs. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Heitman LLC launches real estate opportunities fund… BIL Manage Invest receives CSSF approval as a UCITS Management Company

Sun, 16/11/2014 - 19:03

This week the Management Board of Directors of the Palaedino Fund announced that London-based Sabre Fund Management Limited had launched the Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Newsmith to launch UCITS version of European fund… Invesco PowerShares launches buyback ETF…

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 10:03

Malaysia-based asset manager Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad has launched an Asian equity-focused UCITS fund reported Citywire Global Asia this week. The Affin Hwang Capital Asian Series is domiciled in Luxembourg and initially consists of two sub-funds: Select Asia Opportunity Fund and Select Asia Quantum Fund. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Goldman Sachs Asset Management adds fixed income fund to its SICAV structure… Source lists EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF…

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:07

Source this week announced the listing of the Source EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF on the London Stock Exchange. The fund provides exposure to banks within the Eurozone and is optimised to reduce exposure to illiquid stocks. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

First Trust Global Portfolios Ltd launches multi-factor Eurozone ETF on Euronext… HSBC to provide asset services to Korea’s first RQFII manager…

Mon, 27/10/2014 - 12:45

Gottex Fund Management is gearing up to launch its first UCITS product under the popular RQFII program that gives global asset managers access to China’s equity markets. The fund is scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2015 according to the firm’s latest trading statement. It will invest in China’s A-shares market and will be managed by the Gottex-VStone Asset Management office in Shanghai. Gottex moved to establish a joint venture with VStone last year. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

LSE welcomes 150th fixed income ETF listing… Value Partners launches its first RQFII China A-share fund…

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:43

Hong Kong-based asset manager Value Partners announced this week that it was launching its first Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) product – Value Partners China A-Share Select Fund.  »

Investments

Red Rocks and Carolon to launch UCITS fund focused on listed private equity

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:06

Carolon Capital and Red Rocks Capital are planning to launch a UCITS fund with an investment strategy focused on listed private equity. »

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Hermes funds to be distributed over the Calastone Network

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 08:43

Hermes Investment Management has selected Calastone, the global funds transaction network, for the firm’s global order routing services. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Paris manager appoints CACEIS as asset servicing partner… Anavon Capital launches equity long/short fund on Alpha UCITS platform…

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 11:16

This week London based ETP provider Source announced that it had partnered with Ashmore to launch the manager’s first funds in Europe. Ashmore is a specialist active investment manager with more than 20 years’ experience in emerging markets. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Event-driven alternative UCITS’ AuM up 131 per cent in 2014… Vanguard launches four new ETFs on LSE…

Mon, 06/10/2014 - 10:45

Vanguard this week launched four Irish-domiciled Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange. The new funds complement Vanguard’s existing ETF range and will give UK investors the opportunity to construct low-cost equity portfolios with greater international diversification. »

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