Paris-based asset management firm, Amundi, have launched its latest fund: Amundi Funds New Silk Road.
Launches & Fundraising
HSBC Global Asset Management has launched the HSBC Global Emerging Market Government Bond Fixed Index Fund, offering investors access to diversified emerging market global debt denominated in USD.
In a relatively quiet week for new ETF launches, a brace of new funds expanding MSCI's thematic range caught the eye, offering investors the opportunity to invest in the cities and factories of the future through companies focused on the 'smart' tecnologies aiming to transform urban living and manufacturing.
Mackenzie Investments, an investment management firm, has launched the Mackenzie International Dividend Fund.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is launching a new a technology-focused long/short strategy on its alternative UCITS platform in partnership with New York-based alternative investment manager Shannon River Capital Management (Shannon River).
DWS has held the first close of its new closed-ended European Direct Lending fund with commitments of more than EUR350 million from investors across Europe and Asia.
Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), has launched a new actively managed emerging markets short duration bond fund, The BlueBay Emerging Market Aggregate Short Duration Bond Fund.
This week’s new ETF launches include two new funds focused on bonds, a global bond market SPDR-ETF from State Street Global Advisors and a sustainable government bonds ETF from UBS. Elsewhere, Goldman Sachs debuted a US equities ETF on Xetra, while GraniteShares launched a US large cap ETF. Both AGF and Schwab also launched three new funds – a trio of alternative ETFs and la trio of low-cost fixed income ETFs respectively…
Schroders has launched a specialist private equity fund, which provides greater investment flexibility for a potentially larger pool of prospective clients.
In a bumper week for new ETF launches, a new suite of ETFs from Liquid Strategies caught the eye – five core index funds which all employ an overlay strategy aimed at generating additional incremental returns over time with nominal change in the overall risk profile.