IFIA welcomes European Parliament vote on UCITS V

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has welcomed the decision by the European Parliament to approve the UCITS V Directive on 15 April 2014. »

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EFAMA welcomes legislative steps towards better protection of retail investors

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of two pieces of legislation aimed at protecting retail investors. »

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Net sales of long-term UCITS up to EUR51bn in Feb, says EFAMA

UCITS enjoyed a second consecutive month of strong net inflows in February amounting to EUR49bn, albeit down from EUR69bn in January, according to figures released by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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PRIPs to get UCITS-style KIDs

The European Parliament is expected to vote on 17 April to press ahead with Key Information Documents (KIDs) for Packaged Retail Investment Products (PRIPs). »

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Gazprombank AM launches two UCITS funds focused on Russia

Gazprombank Asset Management has launched two new UCITS funds – The GPB Russia Equities Fund and The GPB Russia Fixed Income Fund. »

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DeAWM provides exposure to global bond market via a single ETF

Exposure to the world’s bond market is now available via an exchange-traded fund following the launch of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s (DeAWM) first ever ETF on the Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index. »

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Oyster joins Raymond James' retail fund platform

SYZ & CO Asset Management has formed a partnership with Raymond James Investment Services to include the Oyster range of funds on its open architecture platform. »

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BNP Paribas enhances Parvest international fund range

BNP Paribas Investment Partners has enhanced Parvest, its international fund range, with new strategies and a complete set of digital services and sales and advisory tools for private bank clients and external distributors. »


BoAML and Sandell Investment Services launch event-driven and arbitrage UCITS fund

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) and Sandell Investment Services have launched the Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions – Castlerigg Equity Event and Arbitrage UCITS Fund. »

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AGF raises USD1bn in emerging markets and global strategies

Interest in emerging markets and global strategy mandates from European and UK investors is on the rise, according to Canadian investment management firm AGF Investments. »

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