Harrington Cooper has been appointed by Oaktree Capital Management (Oaktree) to distribute its UCITS SICAV fund range to professional fund selectors in the UK.
Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
Bradesco Asset Management (BRAM) has teamed up with FTSE Group to launch a Latin American equities fund that will track a newly-developed equity index consisting of high-quality names from across the region.
UBS launches three corporate bond ETFs… Kames Capital adds two more UCITS funds to its absolute return fund range…
ML Capital Asset Management Ltd is to act as Investment Manager and Promoter of the Catalyst Global Real Estate Fund, an Irish domiciled UCITS. Established in South Africa in 2001, Catalyst Fund Managers, now manages in excess of USD1bln in specialist listed real estate portfolios. The investment team led by Andre Stadler and Jamie Boyes have collectively over 65 years' experience in the sector with institutions such as Investec and Old Mutual.
A number of Luxembourg UCITS have shown interest in a pilot program that provides mutual trading access between the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock markets (Shanghai Hong Kong Stock Connect).
UCITS Equity funds suffer net outflows for first time since June 2013… Neuberger Berman launches Long Short Multi-Manager UCITS fund…
WisdomTree this week launched a further two UCITS ETFs listed on the London Stock Exchange. This brings the total to six ETFs listed on the LSE in the past four weeks and further solidifies its position as a pioneer of dividend-weighted ETFs.
Irish start-up, Fund Recs, a developer of cloud-based reconciliation software to global fund administrators to to provide trade processing solutions for Capita Asset Services fund business in Ireland.
Heitman LLC launches real estate opportunities fund… BIL Manage Invest receives CSSF approval as a UCITS Management Company
This week the Management Board of Directors of the Palaedino Fund announced that London-based Sabre Fund Management Limited had launched the Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund.
BIL Manage Invest (BMI), the third-party management company of the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) Group, has been approved by the CSSF as a UCITS Management Company.
Malaysia-based asset manager Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad has launched an Asian equity-focused UCITS fund reported Citywire Global Asia this week. The Affin Hwang Capital Asian Series is domiciled in Luxembourg and initially consists of two sub-funds: Select Asia Opportunity Fund and Select Asia Quantum Fund.
BlackRock’s iShares Factor ETF range gives investors ability to be more active with their passive allocation
On 6 October 2014, BlackRock expanded its smart beta platform with the introduction of an iShares Factor ETF series to help investors increase their risk-adjusted returns.