Lyxor Asset Management Group (Lyxor) has launched a new alternative UCITS fund, the Lyxor/Bridgewater Core Global Macro Fund, which gives investors access to Bridgewater Associates’ strategies.
Launches & Fundraising
Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has launched the Home Equity Income Strategy, which will see the firm raise finance from its institutional clients to support the launch of Wayhome, a new way to gradual homeownership without a mortgage in the UK.
Pictet Asset Management has launched the Pictet-Sustainable Emerging Debt Blend fund which will invest in hard and local currency bonds from emerging countries.
Vontobel Asset Management’s Quality Growth Boutique has added to its ESG product range with then launch of the Vontobel Fund - Global Equity X.
Heartwood Investment Management (Heartwood), the asset management arm of Handelsbanken in the UK, has launched four sustainable multi asset funds designed to make sustainable investing accessible to everyone, regardless of portfolio size and risk tolerance, without compromising performance.
Following the successful launch in June of their new Short-Dated Global High Yield Bond fund, Artemis is to launch the Artemis Corporate Bond Fund as a UK OEIC (FCA approved) and UCITS vehicle later this quarter.
Robeco has launched Robeco Sustainable Emerging Stars Equities, a high-conviction strategy which will have a significantly better ESG profile and environmental footprint than its benchmark (MSCI Emerging Markets Index), while aiming to generate above-benchmark returns.
Following an extensive selection process led by investment consultant Willis Towers Watson, Pensioenfonds van de KAS BANK (KAS BANK Pension Fund) has appointed ACTIAM to manage its global equity mandate.
Dynamic Funds has launched its fourth liquid alternative offering – Dynamic Credit Absolute Return II Fund – a credit-driven solution that is managed using investment strategies beyond the reach of a traditional mutual fund.
Active investment manager Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has launched the Allianz US Micro Cap Equity Fund, which will be available as an OEIC (Open Ended Investment Company).