Global Parametrics (GP), a provider of parametric protection against climate risks in developing markets, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), in partnership with the German Development Bank (KfW) and Hannover Re, have launched the Natural Disaster Fund (NDF) Deutschland.
Launches & Fundraising
Harbor Capital Advisors, the investment adviser to the Harbor Funds family of no-load actively managed mutual funds, has expanded its equity fund lineup with the launch of six new funds.
Adrian Lee & Partners (AL&P), an active currency and Global Macro Manager for institutional investors, has launched a Global Macro Alpha Fund, which seeks to generate consistent excess return through diversification of macro asset class, region and alpha source, while minimising risks and volatility.
Robeco has launched Robeco QI Global Multi-Factor Bonds, a new strategy that builds on the company’s long history of factor investing in credits, in combination with its factor investing philosophy in the government bond market.
HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has launched the HSBC GIF Asia High Yield Bond Fund, which aims to provide long term total return by investing in a portfolio of high yielding Asian bonds.
Asset manager ACTIAM has launched the ACTIAM (L) Sustainable Emerging Markets Debt Fund.
Geneva-based asset management firm Notz Stucki has expanded its range of long-only strategies with the launch of the DGC Notz Stucki Kepler Cheuvreux European Selection.
Clocktower Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital investment arm of Clocktower Group, a client-focused alternative investment firm employing opportunistic strategies across public and private markets, has held the final close of the firm’s second financial services innovation fund, Clocktower Technologies II (CTV2).
Infrastructure-focused Independent investment manager Asterion Industrial Partners has exceeded its fundraising target in less than one year since the launch of its first fund, Asterion Industrial Infra Fund I, FCR.
Asian private equity firm NewQuest Partners has held the final close of its fourth dedicated secondary fund, NewQuest Asia Fund IV with over USD1 billion in total commitments, surpassing its initial target of USD850 million.