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Bitwise launches first private cryptocurrency index fund

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 10:56

Bitwise Asset Management has launched its first cryptocurrency index fund, the Bitwise HOLD 10 Private Index Fund, following the closing of a USD4 million seed round. »

Michael Forman, FS Investments

FS Investments and EIG Global Energy Partners partner to manage USD4bn FS Energy and Power Fund

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 08:00

Alternative investment manager FS Investments is to create a joint venture with EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), a global alternative investment firm focused on energy and energy-related infrastructure. »

Tim Crockford, Hermes

Hermes launches Impact Opportunities Strategy

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 18:48

Hermes Investment Management (Hermes) has launched the Hermes Impact Opportunities Strategy, which will be managed by Tim Crockford (pictured), and supported by a team of four. »

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iM Global Partner launches first investment vehicle under management delegation

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 09:51

iM Global Partner, the asset management and distribution arm of the iM Square investment platform, has launched the first sub-fund of its French-registered SICAV, the iMDolanMcEniry US Corporate fund, and has delegated its management to American US Credit specialist Dolan McEniry, which is 45 per cent-owned by iM Square. »

Eric Syz, SYZ Group

Banque Syz launches World Bank SDG bond

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 09:12

Banque SYZ has launched a new bond product issued by the World Bank (IBRD) and linked to a basket of developed market stocks that meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) criteria. In partnership with the World Bank (IBRD), Banque SYZ is the sole distributor of the note, the first bond in Switzerland that directly links private investors to SDG. »

John Holyer, Vanguard

Vanguard expands active fixed-income fund line-up

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:09

Vanguard has added to its VUS-domiciled active fixed income fund offering with the addition of the Vanguard Emerging Markets Bond Fund. The new fund takes the range to 25 funds and complements the firm’s existing emerging markets bond index offering. »

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Quaero Capital launches Accessible Clean Energy fund

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 10:19

Geneva-based Quaero Capital has launched an Accessible Clean Energy fund managed by Martina Turner and Zoë VanderWolk, aimed at capturing increasing investor interest in the switch to alternative clean energy sources worldwide. »

Jamie Richards, Foresight

Foresight launches new infrastructure income fund

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 10:48

Foresight Group has launched the FP Foresight UK Infrastructure Income Fund, an FCA-approved, actively managed fund that will invest in UK listed renewable energy and infrastructure fund/investment company equities and bonds. »

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Helvetic launches cryptocurrency fund

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 10:36

Helvetic Investments has launched a regulated, open-ended cryptocurrency fund, the Cryptocurrency Balanced Large Cap Fund SP, which it says is the first Asian institutional grade, diversified, crypto investment fund. »

Robert Horden, J O Hambro

J O Hambro Capital Management launches income builder fund

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 09:34

Active asset manager J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) has launched a Global Income Builder (GIB) investment strategy in the US. »

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