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DWS Group names global co-heads of Alternatives Research & Strategy

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 09:18

DWS Group has named Kevin White and Simon Wallace as Global Co-heads of Alternatives Research & Strategy, reporting to Pierre Cherki, Head of Alternatives and Co-Head of the Investment Group. »


Kasimayari Group to launch Institutional Versatile Portfolios Platform

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 09:02

Kasimayari Group, a specialist Asian Markets and Emerging Markets investment manager based in Tokyo, is to launch the Institutional Versatile Portfolios Platform. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Bond and money market funds see sustained net inflows August

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:49

Net sales of UCITS and AIFs totalled EUR69 billion, down from EUR94 billion in July, while UCITS registered net inflows of EUR57 billion, compared to EUR86 billion in July, according to the latest Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet from The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

Liontrust adds fund manager to Sustainable Investment team

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:42

Liontrust has appointed Martyn Jones as fund manager on the Sustainable Investment team. »

GAM deploys Indus Valley Partners platform

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:40

Independent asset manager GAM has implemented a suite of services and solutions from Indus Valley Partners (IVP) to assist in simplifying its data architecture through automation and a “digital-first” data management model. »

wind farms

UBS Asset Management acquires stake in Phoenix Wind Repower

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:38

UBS Asset Management's (UBS-AM) Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) Infrastructure business has completed the acquisition of a 49.9 perf cent stake in Phoenix Wind Repower, a portfolio of three wind farms located in Texas, USA, on behalf of its infrastructure equity strategy. »

CPR AM launches new fund

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 15:42

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. »


OKEx to launch USDT Futures Trading

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 11:30

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is to launch USDT Futures Trading, a linear futures contract. OKEx’s USDT futures contract is a virtual derivative product that is quoted and settled in USDT digital tokens, and each contract has a face value of a fixed amount of digital tokens.  »

Impax Leaders Strategy awarded USD125 million Mercer mandate for Sustainable Global Equity Fund

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:52

Impax Asset Management (Impax) has been awarded a mandate worth USUSD125 million by institutional investment adviser Mercer. The Impax Leaders Strategy has been added to Mercer’s Sustainable Global Equity Fund after a rigorous selection process. »


BTIG appoints Head of SPAC Sales and Distribution

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 10:50

BTIG has appointed Nathaniel Rogoff as Head of SPAC Sales and Distribution. »


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