Aegon Asset Management and Aegon UK have partnered with the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) to introduce the new Aegon Global Sustainable Sovereign Bond Fund at COP26, the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, to be held in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021.
Schroders Capital’s Multi Private Credit Fund (MPCF) has reached a second close of GBP85 million amid growing demand from UK pensions for a diversified portfolio of private credit exposure.
Net sales of UCITS and AIFs totalled EUR53 billion in August, down from EUR140 billion in July 2021, according to the latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet from European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
Abraham Trading Company (ATC), a hedge fund manager with a 33-year investment track record, has launched its first mutual fund today. The firm converted its private hedge fund, the Abraham Fortress Fund LP, into an SEC-registered mutual fund as of Thursday, 14 October.
TOBAM launches first AMF-approved fund eligible for life insurance investing in bitcoin and blockchain
TOBAM, a Paris-based asset manager and founder of the Maximum Diversification approach, has launched a new fund focused on bitcoin and blockchain.
Harvest Global Investments Co has been granted LuxFLAG ESG labels for two of its UCITS funds. The Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency has granted LuxFLAG ESG labels to Harvest China Evolution Equity Fund and Harvest Asian Bond Fund in recognition of Harvest’s efforts to incorporate ESG standards into investment strategies.
The GBP287.4 million Liontrust Global Equity Fund, managed by James Dowey and Storm Uru, has been renamed as the Liontrust Global Innovation Fund, to better reflect the way in which it is managed.
Vanguard has launched the actively managed Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund, which seeks to offer clients a broadly diversified, single-fund, core fixed income portfolio invested primarily in US Treasury, mortgage-backed, and other US investment-grade securities.
GIB Asset Management (GIB AM), a UK based sustainable asset manager with USD12 billion in AUM, in partnership with Amundi Ireland Limited, has launched the GIB AM Sustainable World Fund.
UK’s September turmoil sparks flight from UK equity funds as outflows hit second-worst month on record
Funds focused on UK equities suffered heavy selling from investors spooked by the multiple crises afflicting the UK in September, according to the latest Fund Flow Index from Calastone.