Liontrust is to expand into closed-ended investments by launching Liontrust ESG Trust PLC.
Launches & Fundraising
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva Plc, has launched the Aviva Investors Climate Transition Global Credit Fund with a USD350 million strategic capital allocation from the Aviva Investors UK multi-asset range and the Aviva Ireland multi-asset portfolio.
Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), has launched a strategy which enables fixed income investors to allocate for positive impact by investing in liquid public debt markets.
Unigestion, an independent, specialist asset manager, has launched a balanced multi-asset fund to deliver strong adjusted returns to investors through economic cycles.
PIMCO, one of the world’s specialist fixed income investment managers, has launched the PIMCO GIS ESG Income Fund, which targets investments with strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials, while aiming to maintain a high and consistent level of dividend income for investors.
BlackRock has launched the Authorised Contractual Scheme (ACS) World ESG Insights Equity Fund, which is designed to simplify ESG investing by focusing on the factors that matter and can demonstrate materiality.
SECOR Asset Management, an independent global investment advisory and risk management firm, has launched the SECOR Hedged Equity Fund with approximately GBP110 million assets under management (AUM) from UK-based pension schemes.
A new fintech business, MYCDD, has been formally launched in Jersey with an objective to revolutionise how international financial services and other firms manage their ongoing client due diligence requirements.
Blazehill Capital, a new alternative lender focusing on providing credit and critical working capital funding to mid-market UK businesses who require additional financial support which they cannot get from traditional providers, has launched.
Avalaunch to be the first Avalanche-Native launchpad creating equitable opportunities for Avalanche projects and community
Avalaunch will be building its next-generation launchpad and Initial DEX Offering (IDO) platform exclusively for the Avalanche ecosystem and community. The platform expects to go-live in May, with its native asset, $XAVA, listing on the Pangolin AMM a few weeks prior.