BlackRock has launched a new Global Impact Fund, focusing on a high-conviction active equity impact strategy to advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Launches & Fundraising
Employee-owned investment firm, Jensen Investment Management, has launched a new mutual fund, the Jensen Global Quality Growth Fund.
Aero Capital Solutions (ACS), a mid-life aircraft leasing platform, has held the final closing on its second aviation investment vehicle with total aggregate equity commitments of USD413 million.
Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, has launched the NB25+ advance proxy vote disclosure initiative to publicly disclose and explain the firm’s voting rationale and intentions at more than 25 key annual shareholder meetings.
Milltrust International Group (Milltrust) has launched The Climate Impact Asia Fund in collaboration with Environmental Investment Services Asia Limited (EISAL) and WWF-Hong Kong (WWF-HK).
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership (Border to Coast), one of the largest UK pension pools, has launched its first fixed income product with a GBP2.5 billion Sterling Investment Grade Credit fund.
Janus Henderson Investors has filed a preliminary registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the Global Sustainable Equity Fund, an open-end mutual fund, as an extension of its existing Global Sustainable Equity strategy for US investors.
William Blair Investment Management has launched an Emerging Markets Debt Hard Currency SICAV fund to provide investors with exposure to the large and growing opportunity set within developing countries across the world.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is expanding its sovereign emerging market fixed income offering with the launch of a new frontier market strategy: UBAM – Emerging Markets Frontier Bond.
AlphaCentric Funds has launched the AlphaCentric Municipal Opportunities Fund (MUNIX), the first fund in its portfolio to focus on the federally tax-free municipal bond market.