Global ETF launches 16-23.05.19

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 14:08

There’s a distinctly high-tech slant to this week’s new ETF launches with a couple of AI-focused funds from Qraft Technologies, in partnership with ETC, plus a new Wisdom Tree ETF tracking the Modern Tech Platforms Index. Elsewhere, Horizons debuted leveraged and inverse marijuana ETFs, while eInvest launched Australia’s first actively managed ESG ETF…   »

IW Capital closes first secured debt fund

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 10:46

IW Capital – a debt, equity and EIS investment specialist based in the heart of Mayfair – has closed its first secured debt fund. The GBP2.0million Fund is the first in a series of diversified investment vehicles that IW Capital has launched over the past few months.  »

Som Seif, Purpose Investments

Purpose Investments launches new options income strategy

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 10:43

Purpose Investments (Purpose) has launched the Purpose Enhanced Premium Yield Fund providing investors with a new way to access an alternative-income strategy.  »

UCITS

Rockefeller Capital Management launches UCITS funds based on equity ESG strategies

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 09:04

Rockefeller Capital Management’s asset management business, Rockefeller Asset Management, is now offering its investment strategies based on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research to European investors in a UCITS regulated fund structure.  »

Green earth

Vanguard’s first actively managed ESG fund now open for investment

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 09:02

Vanguard has launched its first actively managed environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund, the Global ESG Select Stock Fund (VEIGX), which is now accepting investments during a two-week subscription period concluding on 4 June, 2019, when it is expected to begin trading. »

Jean Marie Dumas, Amundi

Amundi launches a new ‘Buy and Watch’ fund family within Amundi Fund Solutions SICAV

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 14:29

As part of a new range of solutions for the distribution market, Amundi has launched the first fund in a new ‘Buy & Watch’ fund family, Amundi Fund Solutions SICAV, which is designed to offer investments with an income objective through an annual coupon. »

Loud hailer

Assetz Capital adds dedicated private fund for institutional investors

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:32

Assetz Capital has added a new private fund for institutional investors, in collaboration with a specialist marketplace lending fund manager. »

UK flag

Carmignac launches UK-domiciled funds

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 13:59

Independent asset manager Carmignac is widening the availability of its strategies to UK investors with the launch of six locally domiciled funds. »

Global ETF launches 09-16.05.19

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 13:03

This week saw the arrival of a new player on the ETF stage, Accelerate Financial Technologies, with the firm launching a suite of funds offering access to hedge fund and private equity-like investment strategies. Elsewhere, BlackRock added a new iShares ESG ETF to its offering, while TD Asset management debuted three new funds and Amplify ETFs launched a fund offering exposure to the P2P and crowdfunding sector… »

Marcus Investments to launch USD60m retail focused real estate fund

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 11:02

Marcus Investments is launching its first real estate fund, Marcus RE Fund I, which will focus on retail power centres in the greater Midwest USA.  »

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