London CIV has launched the LCIV Global Alpha Growth Paris Aligned Fund with GBP485 million in seed investment from two Client Funds.
Launches & Fundraising
Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a global asset management group, continues the growth of its responsible investment (RI) offering with the launch of two new funds: the Columbia Threadneedle (Lux) Sustainable Outcomes Global Equity fund and the Columbia Threadneedle (Lux) Sustainable Outcomes Pan-European Equity fund. The launches are in response to growing investor demand for funds that target positive sustainable outcome and complement the UK sustainable equity strategy launched in 2015.
Carmignac is launching a fund for European investors aiming at replicating its China New Economy equity strategy, which is to date only available in France.
Edinburgh privately owned independent asset manager Aubrey Capital Management has launched a UK' onshore' version of its Global Emerging Markets fund with administrator Smith and Williamson to cater for demand from UK investors.
RWC Partners has launched an Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC) version of the RWC Global Emerging Markets UCITS fund to bring the strategy to the UK wholesale market.
Asterion Industrial Partners, an independent investment management firm focused on European infrastructure in the mid-market, has reached the first close of its second fund with a total EUR925 million of commitments.
Dodge & Cox has launched the Dodge & Cox Worldwide Funds Emerging Markets Stock Fund.
DWS has launched the DWS Secured Income Fund, an new fund aimed at small to medium-sized defined benefit pension plans looking for stable, long-term returns.
Alantra, a global investment banking, and asset management specialist, has launched the Alantra Global Technology Fund (AGTF), which focuses on growth equity public investments exposed to technology and related sectors that benefit from digital disruption.
Evenlode Investment Management, a UK-based boutique investment house has launched a second Global Equity fund in Ireland, the Evenlode Global Opportunities Fund.