Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SuMi TRUST), one of Asia's largest asset management groups with over USD626 billion AUM, has launched a new Japanese equities fund for institutional investors.
Launches & Fundraising
To provide investors with access to high quality US small- and mid-cap equities, Vontobel Asset Management launches the Vontobel Fund II – KAR US Small-Mid Cap in partnership with Kayne Anderson Rudnick (KAR), an affiliated manager of Virtus Investment Partners.
HSBC Global Asset Management is making its first foray into ‘natural capital’, with plans to launch a new asset management firm dedicated to investing in natural assets in partnership with specialist climate change advisory and investment firm Pollination.
Fidelity International (Fidelity) has expanded its UK domiciled (OEIC) index fund range with the launch of two fixed income funds, covering the UK Gilt and the GBP corporate bond markets.
Evli’s has added to its family of factor funds with the launch of Evli Equity Factor Global, which provides access to developed markets worldwide.
Eventide has launched its sixth mutual fund, the Eventide Exponential Technologies Fund which aims to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing companies primarily positioned in the IT and communication services sectors with a high emphasis on software, technology hardware and equipment, and semiconductors.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has launched the Morgan Stanley Funds (UK) OEIC Developing Opportunity Fund.
Many sustainable investment funds are “too light on ESG criteria”, says Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Morgan Stanley Investment Management is bidding to address a lack of bond funds on the market that deliver on both ESG and returns, with the launch of two new sustainable fixed income funds.
Invesco, one of the world's largest independent investment management firms with over USD1 trillion in assets under management, has launched two new funds this week: Invesco Global Buy and Maintain Credit 2020-2035 Fund and Invesco Global Buy and Maintain Credit 2030-2050 Fund.
Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers dedicated to sustainable investing, has held the final close of the Althelia Sustainable Ocean Fund (SOF).