Laurentian Bank has added two new mutual funds to its Laurentian Bank Group of Funds managed by Mackenzie Investments: Mackenzie Global Environmental Equity Fund and Mackenzie Global Women's Leadership Fund.
Launches & Fundraising
Arcano Capital is pleased to announce the final close of its first Sustainable Infrastructure Fund, “Arcano Earth Fund”, at EUR292 million, exceeding its EUR250 million target size.
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has strengthened its multi-asset fund range with the launch of the MAF (Multi Asset Fund) Core range. The new range complements the existing actively-managed Aviva Investors Multi Asset Fund range, which has been rebranded to MAF Plus. The range has a 10-year track record and over GBP3 billion in assets under management.
Pictet Asset Management (Pictet AM) has launched Pictet-Human, a new fund within its USD53 billion actively managed thematic franchise.
Legendary ‘Mr China’ investor explains why global asset managers will struggle to crack Chinese market
China is seen as the jewel in the asset manager’s crown after foreign ownership restrictions in the industry were relaxed in April. Global firms including BlackRock, Fidelity International and Vanguard have applied to set up wholly-owned mutual fund units in China, hoping to tap the country’s fast-growing USD2.6 trillion retail fund market.
Generali Global Infrastructure (GGI), a boutique focused on infrastructure debt and part of Generali Group’s multi- boutique asset management platform, has launched two infrastructure funds supporting the European recovery.
PGIM Investments has successfully completed the initial public offering of the PGIM Short Duration High Yield Opportunities Fund.
The European asset management platform of Mediolanum Banking Group, Mediolanum International Funds Ltd (MIFL), has launched the Mediolanum Best Brands Global Impact Fund to add to its growing ESG offering.
The assets managed by DWS Invest Euro High Yield Corporates have exceeded the EUR3 bullion mark.
Brown Advisory is to launch the BA Beutel Goodman US Value Fund, a new Dublin-UCITS Fund which will be sub-advised by Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd, a Toronto-based investment manager with over USD28.6 billion in assets under management.