Candriam has launched Candriam SRI Equity Circular Economy Fund. The circular economy concept provides an alternative to the current linear economic model, the "take, make, dispose” model, by avoiding waste and reducing the need for virgin raw materials. It seeks to increase resource efficiencies through the re-use or recycling of materials.
Launches & Fundraising
iM Global Partner has launched a fund, Oyster US Core Plus, within the fixed income offer of its Oyster range, replacing the Oyster Global Flexible Fixed Income fund.
Carillon Tower Advisers, a global multi-boutique asset management firm, has launched a new fundamentally driven, active US small cap equity SICAV fund, the “Raymond James Funds Eagle US Small Cap Strategy,” to be managed by its affiliate Eagle Asset Management.
London CIV, a Collective Investment Vehicle for the group of London Local Authorities (LLA) Pension Funds, have announced the launch of the LCIV Inflation Plus Fund.
Aberdeen Standard Investments has launched the Aberdeen Standard Global Smaller Companies Fund in Australia.
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has launched its second equity fund aimed to support the transition to a low carbon economy as global temperatures continue to rise due to climate change.
Aviva Investors has launched its new fund, Aviva Investors US Investment Grade Bond Fund, which will invest in primarily US dollar-denominated investment grade corporate bonds from anywhere in the world.
NN Investment Partners and its strategic partner China Asset Management have launched an inaugural ESG-integrated China A-Share Equities strategy, targeting both institutional and wholesale investors.
Carmignac, an independent European asset manager, has launched FP Carmignac Global Equity Compounders, a UK-domiciled global equity fund, reaffirming its commitment to the UK market. This adds to the firm’s range of six UK OEICs (Open Ended Investment Companies) launched in 2019.
HSBC Global Asset Management and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have closed the HSBC Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund, which has raised USD474 million of new financing to support climate risk-mitigation investments across emerging markets.