RWC Partners has launched the RWC Diversified Return Fund after the hiring of the senior members of multi-strategy specialists Agilis Investment Management LLP.
Launches & Fundraising
Bonds on ether side of the ongoing Sino-American trade war are the focus of two of this week’s new ETF launches, GSAM’s Chinese Government Bond ETF and Pacer ETFs’ US Bond ETF. Elsewhere, a mixed bag of new funds includes biotech and fintech ETFs from Invesco, an emerging markets equity fund with an ESG slant from DWS, and NBI’s Active Unconstrained Fixed Income ETF.
Independent asset manager Albion Capital is seeking to raise up to GBP34 million through top up offers for five of its venture capital trusts.
Paris-based asset management firm, Amundi, have launched its latest fund: Amundi Funds New Silk Road.
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.