Stephen Pearson, Jupiter

Jupiter expands multi-asset strategy with Flexible Macro Fund

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 14:39

Jupiter has expanded its multi-asset offering with the launch of the Jupiter Flexible Macro fund. The fun, which follows the successful launch of Jupiter Flexible Income in 2018, will target long-term returns with low correlations to traditional assets using a top-down macroeconomic approach.  »

Global ETF launches 15-22.08.2019

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 12:34

In a quiet week for new ETF launches, last week’s green theme continued with the debut of the First Trust EIP Carbon Impact ETF. Elsewhere, Ossiam launched the US Steepener ETF which tracks a Solactive index designed to give investors the chance to benefit from a potential steepening of the US Treasury yield curve… »

Global ETF launches 08-15.08.2019

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 13:35

There’s a definite green theme to this week’s new ETF launches with a renewable energy fund from BP Capital Fund Advisors, a suite of three ETFs with a focus on sustainable investing from UBS Asset Management, and bang on trend, what Beyond Investing says is the world’s first vegan-friendly and climate conscious ETF. Elsewhere, BNP Paribas debuted two new funds offering access to the largest listed companies in the US and Europe. »

Chris Sullivan, MacMillan Communications

What can a 42-year old first-time car buyer teach us about ETF PR?

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 13:17

Allan Lane is on his hols so this week we have a guest holder of opinions, Chris Sullivan (pictured), president and CEO of MacMillan Communications, a US PR firm that specialises in ETFs, who asks a pertinent question… »

J. Stern & Co.’s CIO Christopher Rossbach discusses the firm’s recent UCITS fund launch

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 13:00

The recent UCITS fund launch by London-based J. Stern & Co. could be said to mark somewhat of a turning point in the evolution of the firm. Continuing the legacy of the historic European Stern banking family, J. Stern & Co. has had an illustrious 200-year history. The family office for the French branch of the Stern family was originally based in Paris and later in Geneva.  »

Loud hailer

Aberdeen Standard Investments launches Emerging Market Local Currency Debt Fund

Mon, 12/08/2019 - 10:27

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has launched a new Emerging Market Local Currency Debt Fund for Australian investors. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

EFAMA says UCITS and AIF total assets could see new record for June

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 17:01

Despite a fall in sales for UCITS and AIFs in May, Bernard Delbecque (pictured), senior director for economics and research at EFAMA believes that we will continue to see inflows into the asset classes. »

Global ETF launches 01-08.08.19

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:32

Summer lull? What summer lull? A bumper week for ETF launches saw Invesco and UBS launch funds with a focus on EGS/sustainability, while new offerings from BetaShares and HSBC provide investors with access to the Indian and Saudi Arabian markets, respectively. Elsewhere, Innovation Shares debuted a new cannabis ETF while BlackRock’s latest iShares fund offers access to European government bonds. »

Raymond Sagayam, Pictet

Pictet Asset Management adds new fixed income fund to its total return franchise

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:56

Pictet Asset Management has added a new fixed income strategy to its USD10 billion actively managed total return franchise – the Pictet TR-Sirius fund. The strategy employed by Sirius is liquid global macro emerging market (EM) long-short fixed income. »

Prestige Funds launches distribution share class for dedicated SME private le

Wed, 07/08/2019 - 13:48

Prestige Funds is launching two new distribution share classes for its Commercial Finance Opportunities Fund (CFO), a Luxembourg based, open-ended SICAV that launched in 2013. »

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