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Polen makes flagship Focus Growth strategy available to UK and EU investors

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 19:45

Polen Capital has launched a new UCITS fund, the Focus Global Growth Irish UCITS Fund , which is now available to UK and EU investors.  »

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Halcyon and Guggenheim Partners launch UCITs fund

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 09:00

Halcyon Liquid Strategies UCITS Management and Guggenheim Partners (Guggenheim) have launched the GFS Halcyon Liquid Opportunities Fund, an opportunistic catalyst-driven UCITS fund domiciled in Ireland.   »

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Nuveen broadens global platform with new UCITS

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 17:00

Nuveen Investments has extended its offerings to non-US investors with the launch of a new UCITS fund focused on large cap core equities. The new fund is offered via Nuveen Global Investors Fund. »

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UCITS and non-UCITS assets surpass EUR11 trillion mark for first time

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 07:00

Combined assets of European UCITS and non-UCITS surpassed the EUR11 trillion mark for the first time ever to end the quarter at EUR11,057 billion, according to The European Fun and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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Palaedino and Sabre launch Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 14:45

The Palaedino Fund (UCITS IV) and Sabre Fund Management Limited (Sabre) have launched the Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund.  »

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Ash Park launches Global Consumer Staples Fund on MontLake UCITS Platform

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 14:01

Boutique investment advisor Ash Park has launched its Global Consumer Staples equities fund on the MontLake UCITS platform, which gives investors access to a range of liquid, transparent and regulated investment products. »

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Guinness makes US global growth fund available to UK and European investors

Tue, 28/10/2014 - 16:09

Guinness Asset Management has launched its Global Innovators strategy as part of its Dublin-registered UCITS fund range. »

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Red Rocks and Carolon to launch UCITS fund focused on listed private equity

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 14:06

Carolon Capital and Red Rocks Capital are planning to launch a UCITS fund with an investment strategy focused on listed private equity. »

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Hermes funds to be distributed over the Calastone Network

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 08:43

Hermes Investment Management has selected Calastone, the global funds transaction network, for the firm’s global order routing services. »

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Anavon Capital launches UCITS fund on Alpha UCITS Platform

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 06:01

Anavon Capital has launched the Anavon Global Equity Long/Short UCITS fund on the Alpha UCITS Platform. »

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Ivy Global Investors launches three funds

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 11:40

Ivy Global Investors has launched three funds, broadening the line-up of options available to non-US investors. »

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Net sales of UCITS soar to EUR59 billion in July

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 14:05

Net sales of UCITS soared to EUR59 billion in July from EUR22 billion in June, according to the latest European Fund and Asset Management Association’s (EFAMA) Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet. »

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Long-term UCITS register largest quarterly inflows since Q1 2006

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 12:15

Long-term UCITS – excluding money market funds – registered their largest quarterly net inflows since Q1 2006 at EUR152 billion, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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VAM launches frontier markets fund

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 06:03

Specialist fund manager VAM has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS IV fund targeting the high growth potential of frontier market equities. »

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GAM launches GAM Star MBS Total Return Fund

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 14:03

GAM has launched the GAM Star MBS Total Return Fund – a UCITS-compliant version of an institutional investment strategy. »

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Heptagon and Harvest launch China A Shares UCITS fund with daily liquidity

Wed, 06/08/2014 - 16:07

Heptagon Capital has partnered with Harvest Global Investments to launch the Harvest China A Shares Equity Fund, a UCITS fund vehicle providing for daily liquidity under the RQFII programme. »

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Valu-Trac launches absolute return fund

Tue, 05/08/2014 - 06:00

Valu-Trac Investment Management has launched the VT WoodHill Foundation Absolute Return Fund, a UCITS-compliant UK large-cap equity OEIC authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). »

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SGSS in Luxembourg secures Bedrock mandate

Tue, 29/07/2014 - 06:10

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has secured a mandate from Bedrock to provide custody, fund administration and registrar services for its range of UCITS funds. »

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Sussex Partners to distribute Credit Suisse (Lux) Small and Mid Cap Alpha L/S Fund

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 17:54

Sussex Partners has signed an agreement with Credit Suisse to introduce the Credit Suisse (Lux) Small and Mid Cap Alpha Long/Short Fund to selected clients in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, the UK and the Netherlands.   »

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BNY Mellon and Insight Investment launch BNY Mellon Absolute Insight Fund

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:00

BNY Mellon Investment Management has launched the BNY Mellon Absolute Insight Fund, an Irish domiciled UCITS absolute return fund with daily liquidity.  »

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Lord Abbett fixed income UCITS Passport Portfolios reach over USD250m AuM

Thu, 19/06/2014 - 06:21

Lord, Abbett & Co’s Passport Portfolios recently attained over USD250 million in assets under management. »

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Bernheim & Dreyfus CGO UCITS fund returns 11.2 per cent in first year

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 16:15

Bernheim Dreyfus & Co’s Carmel Global Opportunities (CGO) UCITS Fund has generated a 11.2 per cent net return in the 12 months since its launch. »

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Blackfriars appointed as investment manager of BDT funds

Tue, 10/06/2014 - 16:07

Blackfriars Asset Management has been appointed by the board of the Establishment Investment Trust Plc as its new investment manager, replacing BDT Invest. »

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Ivory UCITS fund launches on DB platform

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 16:50

Deutsche Asset & Wealth management and Ivory Investment Management have launched the UCITS compliant DB Platinum Ivory Optimal Fund on Deutsche Bank’s UCITS platform. »

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Scout Investments launches UCITS umbrella to expand global distribution

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 14:00

Scout Investments has launched a UCITS fund umbrella structure to further expand distribution of its strategies to non-US investors. »

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Pictet expands range of emerging market bonds funds

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 16:13

Pictet Asset Management has expanded its range of emerging market bonds products with the launch of the Pictet-Short Term Emerging Corporate Bonds fund, a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS compliant fund. »

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City Financial acquires UCITS fund range from Iveagh

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 14:15

London-based independent fund manager City Financial Investment Company has acquired Iveagh Limited’s Irish domiciled UCITS fund business. »

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Alceda and Clark Capital launch tactical fixed income fund

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 15:00

Clark Capital Management Group has launched its CCMG Navigator - Tactical Fixed Income fund on the Alceda UCITS Platform (AUP). »

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Altana Wealth launches debut UCITS fund

Mon, 26/05/2014 - 12:10

Altana Wealth, the investment management group founded by Lee Robinson, has launched a UCITS version of its absolute return Altana Corporate Bonds Fund (ACBF). »

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Lord Abbett launches fixed income UCITS Passport Portfolios for European investors

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 12:01

Lord, Abbett & Co has launched Passport Portfolios to provide non-US institutions and non-US resident investors with access to select Lord Abbett fixed income investment strategies through a suite of UCITS funds. »

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