This week’s new launches include a first from Amun with the debut of a bitcoin inverse tracker ETP providing investors with exposure to negative bitcoin price movements. Elsewhere, UBS launched a new commodities carry trade ETF, while Russell Investments debuted its initial actively managed exchange-traded fund series (ETF series) based on key Russell Investments mutual funds.
Launches & Fundraising
VitalityInvest has unveiled multiple enhancements to its investment offering, including five new actively-managed funds created in partnership with SEI (NASDAQ: SEI), a global provider of investment solutions.
Citi has launched the USD150 million Citi Impact Fund that will make equity investments in “double bottom line” private sector companies that have a positive impact on society.
Just two ETF launches to report on this week, a new offering from Strategy Shares providing momentum-based exposure to global equity regions, plus a new corporate bonds ETF from Tabula on Xetra…
Middleton Enterprises, a Newcastle-based investment firm, is launching a new fund, building on its successful performance over the last six years.
Paragon is kickstarting 2020 by further expanding its savings range, introducing a Notice Cash ISA for savers.
Segall Bryant & Hamill (SBH) has launched the SBH Small Cap Core Fund, an actively managed equity mutual fund available in retail and institutional share classes (SBHCX and SBASX, respectively). The Fund incepted on 31 December, 2019.
ETF launches continued apace over the Festive break with new offerings form several different ETF sponsor and providers. Both Franklin Templeton and JP Morgan debuted new active ETFs, while SP Funds launched its first two Shariah-compliant funds. Elsewhere, Leuthold group launched a new ETF designed to expand access to its flagship investment strategy, and Tabula debuted a cash bond fund with a European CDS benchmark…
Fulcrum Asset Management (Fulcrum) has launched the Fulcrum Risk Premia Fund (UCITS) with USD70 million of initial capital with a further USD1.1 billion in the strategy across a Cayman fund and separately managed accounts.
ESG-focused funds take centre stage in this week’s new ETF launches with two new funds from IndexIQ launched in partnership with a CANDRIAM, and a new offering from PIMCO. BetaShares gets in on the act too, with the addition of a new Diversified Bond ETF to its ethical range of funds. Elsewhere, Tabula debuted three new funds on Xetra offering exposure to European investment grade and high yield corporate credit via highly liquid credit default swap indices…