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Michael Sanders, LRI Invest

FERI OptoFlex Fund exceeds EUR1bn AuM on LRI UCITS platform

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:23

LRI Group’s FERI OptoFlex fund has exceeded EUR1 billion in Assets under Management (AuM), five years after the Fund was launched in December 2012 on the LRI UCITS Platform. The capital invested in the fund is raised from both institutional and private investors. »

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Mainstream reports 12 per cent increase in funds under administration

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 09:31

Mainstream’s funds under administration rose 12 per cent during the half year to AUD133 billion, up from AUD119 billion as at 30 June 2017. This was primarily due to inflows into new and existing funds and the completion of two acquisitions during the half year. »

Michael Sanders, LRI Invest

TAO Liquid Alternative Strategy exceeds EUR500m on LRI UCITS Platform

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:21

LRI Group, the leading independent investment services company, in partnership with TAO Alternatives has announced that the TAO Alternatives liquid alternative investment strategy has exceeded EUR500 million in assets under Management (AuM) in February 2018 on LRI Group’s UCITS platform. »

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Active fund managers exhibited notably better performance in 2017 than in 2016

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 20:10

Active fund managers recorded markedly better performance in 2017 than they did a year earlier, with the proportion of funds that beat their benchmarks increasing in 16 of the 17 most relevant equity and bond peer groups. »

Denise Voss, ALFI

Luxembourg funds see 11.8 per cent AUM growth in 2017

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 09:09

Luxembourg domiciled funds reached a new all-time record at the end of December 2017, with assets under management standing at EUR4,159 billion, according to figures issued by the CSSF, the Luxembourg regulator.  »

Bernard Delbecque, Efama

UCITS equity funds net sales bolstered by investor confidence in November

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 18:09

Net sales of UCITS and AIF totalled EUR68 billion in November 2017, down from EUR84 billion in October, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »

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What does 2018 have in store for the alternative investment sector?

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 11:56

By George Ralph, RFA – Last year was all about the compliance; with MiFID II and GDPR, about understanding your data, knowing where it is, protecting it and how to extract what you need to report to the right authorities, within the nominated timescales. »

Russell Korgaonkar, Man AHL

Man AHL TargetRisk returns 33 per cent in first three years

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 17:09

Man AHL’s TargetRisk strategy has returned 33 per cent since its launch in December 2014, ranking it in the top decile in comparison to its peer group. The strategy has also been awarded a five star rating by Morningstar. »

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Another year of double digit asset growth for Alternative UCITS, says LuxHedge

Mon, 15/01/2018 - 17:56

Offering a unique combination of hedge fund like returns in a liquid and regulated form, Alternative UCITS funds continued to increase their popularity with investors in 2017. Total Assets under Management for the industry grew 16 per cent EUR450 billion. »

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European funds industry growth sets to outperform record year of 2015

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:53

Combined net sales of UCITS and AIF reached EUR246 billion in Q3 2017, compared to EUR249 billion in Q2 2017, according to the latest Quarterly Statistical Release from The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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