GAM Investments has renamed the GAM Star Technology strategy, managed by Mark Hawtin and his team, to GAM Star Disruptive Growth to more accurately reflect its long standing investment policy and objectives.
Asset and property manager GPEP has teamed with Hamburg-based HansaInvest Hanseatische Investment to launch an institutional fund for discount stores, supermarkets, retail centres and retail parks.
Citi has launched the USD150 million Citi Impact Fund that will make equity investments in “double bottom line” private sector companies that have a positive impact on society.
Pantheon has promoted two London-based investment principals, Toni Vainio and Erik Wong, t partner.
Members of the International Advisory Board for Fund Selection (IAB) have raised concerns that investors expect daily liquidity from asset classes that can't not always support it.
AMP Capital has closed its Global Infrastructure Fund II (GIF II) at US$3.4bn. The fund reached final close on 27 December 2019, exceeding its US$3bn target and drawing additional significant co-investment commitments.
Segall Bryant & Hamill (SBH) has launched the SBH Small Cap Core Fund, an actively managed equity mutual fund available in retail and institutional share classes (SBHCX and SBASX, respectively). The Fund incepted on 31 December, 2019.
Octopus Renewables, a specialist clean energy investor and part of Octopus Group, has secured a new UK corporate pension mandate with the National Grid UK Pension Scheme (NGUKPS), to invest GBP185 million in UK solar and onshore wind assets.
Fulcrum Asset Management (Fulcrum) has launched the Fulcrum Risk Premia Fund (UCITS) with USD70 million of initial capital with a further USD1.1 billion in the strategy across a Cayman fund and separately managed accounts.
Mirabaud Asset Management is rationalising its ESG compliant convertibles range of solutions by merging two Global Convertibles funds into a single vehicle.