Vanguard has launched a broad market international bond index fund, Vanguard Total International Bond II Index Fund, which provides international fixed income exposure for Vanguard Target Retirement Funds, Vanguard Target Retirement Trusts, and Vanguard LifeStrategy Funds. They will be the only investors in the new fund.
Launches & Fundraising
Manulife Investment Management, the global wealth and asset management division of Manulife Financial Corporation, has launched its Sustainable Asia Bond Fund in Europe.
Bitwise Asset Management has launched the Bitwise DeFi Crypto Index Fund.
Ocorian, a diversified global provider of administrative services to funds, corporate, capital markets and private clients, has supported the launch of Guernsey's first London Stock Exchange-listed fund focused specifically on investing in digital infrastructure assets, the Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Fund Limited.
Dynamic Funds has launched the Dynamic International Discovery Fund, an actively managed international equity fund designed to give investors access to high-quality companies in their respective markets around the world.
Manulife Investment Management has launched its Sustainable Asia Bond Fund in Europe. The fund seeks to invest in Asian fixed income securities with superior sustainability attributes.
Tikehau Capital has completed the first closing of its investment platform focused on impact lending, raising cEUR100 million from the European Investment Fund, backed by the Investment Plan for Europe, an anchor investor alongside other key institutional investors.
EFG Asset Management (EFGAM) has added to its UCITS range with the launch of the New Capital US Value Fund in partnership with the US value pioneer Schafer Cullen Capital Management.
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) has launch its Global Sustainable Credit Fund, expanding its range of Sustainable Investing products.
Amundi has launched the Amundi Funds ESG Improvers range, an actively managed strategy open to institutional and retail investors that aims to capture ESG-related growth potential at an early stage.