OneFamily is launching a new Sustainable Climate fund strategy that will back its new stocks and shares ISA and its existing Lifetime ISA from 1 September.
Launches & Fundraising
This week's new ETF launches include a two funds that herald a ‘new era’ in bond investing according to Innovator ETFs. The firm’s latest offerings are the first ever defined outcome bond ETFs providing upside exposure with built-in downside buffer levels. Elsewhere, BlackRock launched a new iShares government bonds ETF, while TD Asset Management debuted three new ‘One-Click” ETFs which invest in a strategic mix of broad market index TD ETFs and actively managed TD ETFs.
The summer lull finally descends on the ETF space this week with just one new fund launch to report – Innovator Capital's new Laddered Fund of S&P 500 Power Buffer ETFs. The new ETF of ETFs will invest equally in each of the firm's 12 monthly S&P 500 Power Buffer ETFs, which all seek to provide a buffer against the first 15 per cent of losses in the S&P 500 and upside performance to a cap over a one-year outcome period, and will rebalance semi-annually.
Litman Gregory Masters Funds, an affiliate of wealth management firm Litman Gregory Asset Management, has changed its name to PartnerSelect Funds.
In another busy week for new ETF launches, both HSBC GAM and Krane Funds brought carbon-focused products to market, the first a fund offering access to low CO2 investment opportunities and the second an ETF benchmarked to IHS Markit's Global Carbon Index.
Another week, and another batch of ‘green’ fund launches – two Paris-aligned, climate ETFs from Franklin Templeton based on STOXX and S&P indices, plus the debut on Xetra of a new fund from Credit Suisse focused on sustainable investments with low volatility. Elsewhere, Lyxor added a new global government bonds fund to its low-cost Core range, while Global Beta launched two factor-based ETFs, CIBC a brace of Global Equity funds, and FiCAS debuted an actively managed Crypto ETP…
First Republic Investment Management, a subsidiary of First Republic Bank, has launched the FRC Founders Index Fund, which seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the total return performance, before fees and expenses, of the First Republic Founders Index.
No sign of a summer lull in ETF launches as yet with a raft of new funds on offer this week. Alerian made its UCITS ETF debut via the HANetf platform, while American Century Investments, Lyxor and Amundi all launched new ESG/sustainable investment funds. Elsewhere, Invesco debuted a currency gold ETC on Xetra, while Amundi added to its low-cost Prime ETF range, Chimera Capital launched a new fund tracking a Shariah-compliant S&P index, and Franklin Templeton listed a new ultra short bond ETF.
Another week, another batch of new ESG ETFs with HSBC, Amundi, Vanguard and Deka Investments all adding to their line-up of sustainable and climate-friendly funds. Elsewhere, Toews Corporation made its debut in the ETF space with the launch of its Agility Shares actively managed family of funds…
There’s a decidedly green hue to this week’s new launches starting with the addition of four new Paris-aligned funds to Lyxor’s climate ETF range. UBS GAM meanwhile, debuted a new Pacific-focused equities ETF on Xetra, while Amundi’s latest offering is the MSCI Emerging ESG Leaders UCITS ETF.