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Mike Cirami, Eaton Vance

New UCITS fund offers emerging markets with local currency twist

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 12:42

The global asset management firm with USD432.2 billion under management, Eaton Vance, is launching its popular Emerging Markets Local Income strategy as an Irish-registered UCITS fund. »

Drew Edwards, Usonian

Usonian launches Japan Value UCITS Fund on Skyline Umbrella Fund ICAV

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:15

Usonian Investments, a Japanese equity manager located in Chicago and Tokyo, has launched the Usonian Japan Value UCITS Fund on Skyline Umbrella Fund ICAV platform, with initial capital of GBP 73.7 million.   »

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Nomura’s fund management business granted UCITS management license

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 09:42

Global Funds Management (GFM), a subsidiary of Nomura Bank (Luxembourg) (NBL), has been granted a licence to operate as a UCITS management company, in addition to its current Alternative Investment Fund Manager status. »

Michael Sanders, LRI Invest

LRI Group launches Equity Long/Short Market Neutral UCITS Fund for M17 Capital Management

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 10:12

LRI Group, an independent investment services company, has partnered with M17 Capital Management, a Swiss based investment company, to launch its European Market Neutral UCITS Fund. »

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Artisan Partners Global Funds registers for sale in Denmark

Fri, 09/02/2018 - 10:10

Artisan Partners’ UCITS fund complex is now registered for sale in Denmark. The Ireland-domiciled fund complex is also registered in the UK, Finland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium. »

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Invesco launches two new UCITS funds

Wed, 07/02/2018 - 16:40

Invesco added to its allocation and fixed income offering with the launch of two new funds; the Invesco Sustainable Allocation Fund and the Invesco Global High Yield Short Term Bond Fund. »

Jack Lowenstein, Trium Morphic

Morphic to launch UCITS-compliant long/short ESG strategy on the Trium UCITS platform

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:29

Sydney-based Morphic Asset Management is launching a new global equity strategy on the Trium UCITS platform, employing ESG factors to generate alpha on both short and long positions. »

Tillman Sachs, J8

J8 launches UI-J8 Global Absolute Return UCITS Fund

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 10:05

J8 Capital Management has launched the UI-J8 Global Absolute Return UCITS Fund, opening up the firm’s systematic investment strategy to an institutional as well as retail audience. »

Kenneth Sim, ML Capital

The value of a well-crafted distribution strategy

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 13:01

Getting distribution right is crucial when launching UCITS funds. The last thing a manager wants is to struggle to grow their AUM. Not only does it look bad in the eyes of prospective investors, an inadequate marketing effort can quickly become a costly and frustrating exercise.  »

Laura Elliot, Goldman Sachs

Inside views on the Goldman Sachs UCITS Platform

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 12:53

Goldman Sachs Fund Solutions is a bespoke solutions-oriented fund investments platform that was launched in 2004 within the Securities Division. The platform, at large, provides investors with access to unique internal strategies via regulated funds (UCITS and AIFMD-compliant funds), unregulated funds, as well as managed accounts. In addition, it offers investors access to carefully selected external alternative fund managers; referred to specifically as the Third Party Managed (UCITS) Platform.  »

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