Generali Investments has launched the Generali Investments SICAV (GIS) Euro Green & Sustainable Bond, a new sub-fund investing primarily in green and sustainable bonds, which perfectly matches the company’s commitment to sustainability with its long-term fixed income investment expertise.
Launches & Fundraising
Investment management firm Quilter Cheviot has launched the Quilter Cheviot Global Income & Growth Fund for Charities, which has been structured as a Charity Authorised Investment Fund (CAIF).
Asian investors now have access to an institutional grade bitcoin fund following the launch of a new fund by cryptocurrency investment specialist Stack.
BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Fund Managers (BFM) Global Unconstrained Equity Fund (UK) (the Fund), designed for investors looking to allocate capital in a high-conviction, long-only equity portfolio of exceptional global businesses.
Rational Funds has launched the Rational/Pier 88 Convertible Securities Fund (PBXIX), a converted hedge fund, which employs the same management team and investment strategy as its predecessor.
Asset and property manager GPEP has teamed with Hamburg-based HansaInvest Hanseatische Investment to launch an institutional fund for discount stores, supermarkets, retail centres and retail parks.
Citi has launched the USD150 million Citi Impact Fund that will make equity investments in “double bottom line” private sector companies that have a positive impact on society.
AMP Capital has closed its Global Infrastructure Fund II (GIF II) at US$3.4bn. The fund reached final close on 27 December 2019, exceeding its US$3bn target and drawing additional significant co-investment commitments.
Segall Bryant & Hamill (SBH) has launched the SBH Small Cap Core Fund, an actively managed equity mutual fund available in retail and institutional share classes (SBHCX and SBASX, respectively). The Fund incepted on 31 December, 2019.
Fulcrum Asset Management (Fulcrum) has launched the Fulcrum Risk Premia Fund (UCITS) with USD70 million of initial capital with a further USD1.1 billion in the strategy across a Cayman fund and separately managed accounts.