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Tim Haywood, GAM

GAM announces liquidation of suspended ARBFs

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 09:50

GAM Investments has announced that all subscriptions and redemptions in its CHF7.3 billion unconstrained/absolute return bond funds (ARBF) have been suspended as of 31 July 2018, following redemption requests of over 10 per cent since the suspension of investment director Tim Haywood (pictured). »

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RBC Global Asset Management announces July sales results for RBC Funds, PH&N Funds and BlueBay Funds

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:48

RBC Global Asset Management saw mutual fund net sales of USD524 million in July, with sales of long-term funds registering USD549 million. Money market funds meanwhile had net redemptions of USD26 million. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Net sales of equities and bond funds turned negative in May

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 10:59

Net sales of UCITS and AIFs registered net outflows of EUR1 billion in May, compared to net inflows of EUR43 billion in April, according to the latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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Provenance Fund reports 30 months of positive returns

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:59

Provenance Luxury Brands Fund has announced 29 per cent returns or greater in all currencies since the beginning of 2016. »

Kieran Phyo, Saxo Bank

SaxoSelect sees 43 per cent increase in quarterly inflows for growth portfolios

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 09:42

SaxoSelect, a fully digital and automated investment service that enables clients of Saxo Bank to invest in pre-selected portfolios, has reported that its growth and risk-on managed portfolios have seen a 43 per cent increase in net capital flows in Q2. »

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Report finds ESG integration improving among alternatives managers

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:47

LGT Capital Partners reports that European alternatives managers’ adoption of ESG principals has increased. »

Christophe Reech, Reech Corporations

Odysseus and Seed Founders launch joint venture

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:01

Odysseus Investments, the venture capital and private equity arm of Reech Corporations Group and Seed Founders, a technology investment company established by InsureTech investor Minh QTran, are joining forces to create an new framework which will allow investors to achieve scale exposure to a range of traditional, alternative and tech venture capital assets. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

EFAMA reports rebound in net sales of equity and bond UCITS in April

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 17:59

Net sales of equity funds totalled EUR16 billion in April, up from EUR14 billion in March, while net sales of bond funds totalled EUR10 billion, up from EUR3 billion in March, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »

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Worldwide investment fund assets declined slightly in Q1 2017 reaching EUR44 trillion

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 08:42

Investment fund assets worldwide decreased by 1.3 per cent to EUR44 trillion at end Q1 2018, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) latest International Statistical Release. »

Olga Chernova, Sancus Capital

Credit fund Sancus focuses on arbitraging inefficiencies

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:39

Olga Chernova, is founder and CIO of Sancus Capital, a long short credit manager and one of the leading female figures in the credit space. Raised in the former Soviet Union, she moved to the United States when she was 16 and had a distinguished career at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan trading credit derivatives before founding Sancus in 2009. »


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