Clocktower Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital investment arm of Clocktower Group, a client-focused alternative investment firm employing opportunistic strategies across public and private markets, has held the final close of the firm’s second financial services innovation fund, Clocktower Technologies II (CTV2).
Launches & Fundraising
Infrastructure-focused Independent investment manager Asterion Industrial Partners has exceeded its fundraising target in less than one year since the launch of its first fund, Asterion Industrial Infra Fund I, FCR.
Asian private equity firm NewQuest Partners has held the final close of its fourth dedicated secondary fund, NewQuest Asia Fund IV with over USD1 billion in total commitments, surpassing its initial target of USD850 million.
GMEX Group (GMEX), a specialist in digital business technology solutions for capital markets, in collaboration with Digital Partners Network (DPN), is to launch the Digital Investment Fund PCC (DIF).
London-based investment firm, Carbon Cap has added several trading and environmental experts to its team in preparation for the launch of a global carbon and environmental markets fund.
iM Global Partner, an investment and development platform focused on acquiring strategic investments, and Scharf Investments, an investment firm providing high quality value investment strategies, have launched the iM Scharf US Quality Value fund, the first collaborative UCITS fund between the two firms.
Liontrust is to broaden its sustainable investment offering to European fund buyers through the launch of the Irish-domiciled GF Sustainable Future Global Growth Fund on 12 November 2019.
Hartford Funds has launched its first closed-end interval fund, the Hartford Schroders Opportunistic Income Fund, which expands the opportunity set for investments within Hartford Funds’ fixed income product suite to include a broad range of securitised investments.
Amundi’s CPR Asset Management (CPR AM) has launched ‘Smart Trends’, a fund that seeks to benefit from the long-term growth offered by thematic equities within a cautious and flexible multi-asset framework.
HSBC Global Asset Management has launched the HSBC China Government Local Bond Index Fund.