TD Asset Management (TDAM) has added the TD Greystone Real Asset Pooled Fund Trust to its existing suite of alternative investment solutions for accredited investors.
Launches & Fundraising
The pick of this week’s new ETF launches is bang on trend with the growing meat-free movement, Beyond Investing’s US Vegan Climate ETF. And smart beta ETFs caught the eye too, with two new funds from Fidelity as well as the addition of five single factor ETFs to RBC iShares’ smart beta offering. Elsewhere, Lyxor debuted a range of yield curve funds, while L&G listed new AI, health-tech and water supply ETFs on Xetra…
Robeco has launched Robeco Sustainable Emerging Stars Equities, a high-conviction strategy which will have a significantly better ESG profile and environmental footprint than its benchmark (MSCI Emerging Markets Index), while aiming to generate above-benchmark returns.
Bonds took centre stage in this week’s new ETF launches with a suite of five new funds from Invesco offering access to the performance of government bonds from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain, plus an iShares US Treasury Bonds fund from BlackRock. Elsewhere, Deka launched three ETFs based on Solactive indices and First Trust debuted an ETF offering an alternative to structured products.
Waratah Capital Advisors has launched the firm's first liquid alternative mutual fund, the Waratah Alternative Equity Income Fund (WCAL4F).
FlowStone Partners, which provides private equity investment opportunities to qualified High Net Worth investors, has launched the FlowStone Opportunity Fund, a closed-end, non-exchange-listed investment management company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the '40 Act).
Dynamic Funds has launched its fourth liquid alternative offering – Dynamic Credit Absolute Return II Fund – a credit-driven solution that is managed using investment strategies beyond the reach of a traditional mutual fund.
Active investment manager Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has launched the Allianz US Micro Cap Equity Fund, which will be available as an OEIC (Open Ended Investment Company).
Just a solitary ETF launch to report on this week – The Tabula JP Morgan Global Credit Volatility Premium Index UCITS ETF – which tracks the difference between realised and implied volatility in the markets for credit default swap (CDS) index options and is the company’s first offering on Xetra and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
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.