Alquity is launching its first Global Impact Fund – a next generation product which is both global in scope and re-enforces the bridge the company has developed linking listed equities and impact.
Launches & Fundraising
Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is soft closing its award-winning Nordea 1 – Global Climate and Environment Fund, effective 26 February 2021.
MFS Investment Management (MFS) has launched the MFS Meridian®Funds – Global New Discovery Fund, a research-driven, global, small- and mid-market-cap equity strategy that takes a flexible geographic approach in seeking stocks of companies with compelling valuations and long-term capital appreciation potential.
Northern Trust Asset Management has launched the Sterling Ultra-Short ESG strategy, expanding its cash segmentation suite to cater to the varying investment horizons for investors, whilst incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance factors.
American Century Investments and Nomura Asset Management have launched The American Century Advanced Medical Impact UCITS, a sub-fund of Nomura Funds Ireland, which is now available to investors in Europe.
JSS Sustainable Asset Management has launched a new climate investment strategy that taps into the vast opportunities arising from the global transition to a low-carbon future.
XA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has raised GBP1.1 billion for its multi-client Long Term Credit (LTC) fund, since launch in 2019, which is hosted on the Asset Management Exchange (AMX), an institutional investment platform.
MAPFRE and Abante have closed their first vehicle to invest in infrastructure with EUR300 million just three months after the fundraising began, 50 per cent more than the EUR200 million initially envisaged.
Asset Intelligence Portfolio Management (AIPM), a Midlands based discretionary fund manager, has launched two new investment funds – The VT Asset Intelligence Growth Fund; and the The VT Asset Intelligence Defensive Fund.
T Rowe Price has launched its first dedicated UK investment strategy – the T Rowe Price Funds OEIC – Responsible UK Equity Fund which applies a socially responsible screen, designed to align with the most common ESG concerns expressed by its clients.