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Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Investment Fund will stimulate growth and support innovation, says Guernsey Finance

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:25

Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry, has welcomed the launch of the new multi-million pound Guernsey Investment Fund. »

Drew Edwards, Usonian

Usonian launches Japan Value UCITS Fund on Skyline Umbrella Fund ICAV

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:15

Usonian Investments, a Japanese equity manager located in Chicago and Tokyo, has launched the Usonian Japan Value UCITS Fund on Skyline Umbrella Fund ICAV platform, with initial capital of GBP 73.7 million.   »

Jason Tyler, Northern Trust

Northern Trust Asset Management launches Northern Engage360 Fund

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:10

Northern Trust Asset Management has launched the Northern Engage360 Fund (NENGX) which is designed to combine a ‘rigorous investment process with a unique approach to assessing and promoting diversity'. »

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Kames Capital signs distribution agreement with Nordic Fund Market

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:57

Kames Capital has signed distribution agreement with Nasdaq’s leading Scandinavian fund platform Nordic Fund Market. »

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Nomura’s fund management business granted UCITS management license

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 09:42

Global Funds Management (GFM), a subsidiary of Nomura Bank (Luxembourg) (NBL), has been granted a licence to operate as a UCITS management company, in addition to its current Alternative Investment Fund Manager status. »

James Dougherty, Lennox Capital Partners

Lennox Capital Partners launches Australian microcap fund

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 09:42

Active boutique equities fund manager, Lennox Capital Partners has launched an Australian microcap fund to complement its high-performing flagship, the Lennox Australian Small Companies Fund. »

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Multi-million pound Guernsey Investment Fund launches

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 17:59

The launch of a multi-million pound investment fund has been hailed as a significant milestone for Guernsey’s economy; signalling that the island is very much open for business. »

Mike Byrne, Jersey FSA

Jersey sees uptick in number of fund managers choosing the island’s private placement regime

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 18:11

A growing number of Jersey-registered fund managers are opting to future-proof their strategies and market into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to the latest figures from Jersey’s regulator, the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC). »

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Comgest Growth Greater China fund now Comgest Growth China

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:35

Comgest has renamed its Comgest Growth Greater China fund to Comgest Growth China. This reflects its increasing opportunity set in domestic Chinese equities thanks to the opening of the mainland Chinese equity market to foreign investors. »

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PAAMCO expands solutions platform with PAAMCO Alternative Beta

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 18:06

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) has launched PAAMCO Alternative Beta, the latest tool in the firm’s suite of institutional liquid alpha solutions.  »


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