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Vanguard launches two new global balanced funds

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:11

Vanguard has launched two actively managed global balanced funds – Global Wellington Fund and Global Wellesley Income Fund. »

Michael Forman, FS Investments

FS Investments launches Multi-Strategy Alternatives Mutual Fund

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:07

Alternative investment manager FS Investments has launched its first open-end mutual fund, FS Multi-Strategy Alternatives Fund, which seeks to generate absolute returns with low correlation to traditional investments over a complete market cycle, and is distinct in that it combines hedge fund managers and alternative beta strategies. »

Shanta Puchtler, Man Numeric

Man Numeric expands UCITS offering with launch of Man Numeric European Equity fund

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 09:25

Man Numeric, Man Group’s quantitative equity investment manager, has launched the Dublin-domiciled Man Numeric European Equity fund, its fifth UCITS-compliant vehicle for the European market. »

Eran Ben-Zour, Heptagon

Heptagon launches new alternative UCITS fund with a New York based Manager

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 10:26

Heptagon Capital, a USD8.3 billion London based asset management firm, has added the first Long/Short equity manager to its USD2 billion Irish UCITS funds offering. »

Bob Browne, Northern Trust

Northern Trust launches Northern Funds US Quality ESG Fund

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:32

Northern Trust Asset Management has launched the Northern Funds US Quality ESG Fund (NUESX), which is designed to give investors access to Northern Trust Asset Management’s investment expertise in factor-based strategies and to a fund that will invest in companies that have favourable environmental, social, and governance (ESG) characteristics. »

Matthew Lamb, Pacific Asset Management

Pacific Asset Management launches new Emerging Market UCITS fund

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:50

Pacific Asset Management (PAM), the asset management arm of Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments Group, is to launch a new Emerging Markets Long Only UCITS fund in November 2017. »

Matthew Landy, Lazard

Lazard Asset Management launches Equity Franchise Fund

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 08:00

Lazard Asset Management has launched the Lazard Equity Franchise Portfolio, which seeks long-term returns by investing in companies that are considered to have an “economic franchise,” meaning companies that share a combination of a history of stable financial returns, strong earnings forecastability, and sustainable competitive advantages. »

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SEB and Nasdaq to build blockchain platform for Swedish mutual funds

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:10

Nordic financial services group, SEB, and Nasdaq have announced a joint project to test a developed prototype for a mutual fund trading platform based on blockchain technology. »

Peter Shea, Daniel Stewart

Daniel Stewart launches new Dynamic Opportunities Fund

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 09:25

Daniel Stewart has launched a new Dynamic Opportunities Fund, which aims to invest in the best companies, in the best sectors, in the best markets. The Fund aims to make a positive return every year and has two distinguishing features. »

Paul Malloy, Vanguard

Vanguard launches first low-cost actively managed income fund in the UK

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 10:04

Vanguard has launched its first low-cost, actively managed global credit bond fund in the UK. »

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