Morgan Stanley has announced the recent addition of a new sub-fund, Carrhae Capital Long/Short Emerging Market Equity UCITS Fund, under FundLogic Alternatives plc, a UCITS umbrella fund with segregated liability between sub-funds. The fund provides exposure to the investment strategy followed by Carrhae Capital LLP’s Master Fund LTD, which aims to generate returns with less volatility than emerging market equities, and little to no correlation to other asset classes. The FundLogic Alternatives plc platform currently has approximately US$3.4 billion in AUM.
Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has announced the launch of the Global Low Volatility Equity Fund and the Global Long/Short Equity Fund, each a sub-fund of the Wells Fargo (Lux) Worldwide Fund. The Global Low Volatility Equity Fund was launched on 19 June 2017, and the Global Long/Short Equity Fund was launched on 31 July 2017. Both funds are UCITS compliant and are available to institutional and retail investors.
Advisors & Partners LLP , an independent alternative investment specialist, today announced that 13 new funds were added to the A&P Emerging Manager Index (APEM Index) in December 2017, as part of the annual reconstitution process. The A&P Emerging Manager Index is designed to capture the total net returns of early stage & emerging hedge fund managers.
Prestige has announced a new series of mandates from institutional investors outside the UK for its private lending credit funds. The mandates are the latest to be received from non-UK institutions that are allocating to the UK-based private lending specialist.
The investors include:
Value Partners’ equity investment team expects Hong Kong stocks to continue its upward trend in 2018 as China’s pledge to deliver quality and sustainable growth, together with Hong Kong’s recent initiatives to bring in additional market liquidity are expected to shore up investor sentiment for Chinese stocks.
In reaction to comments around Brexit at the Autumn Budget, Michael Metcalfe, global head of macro strategy for at State Street Global Markets has offered his views.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) is pleased to announce that its first two European ETFs have listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) today: JPMorgan ETFs (Ireland) ICAV - Managed Futures UCITS ETF (JPMF) and JPMorgan ETFs (Ireland) ICAV - Equity Long-Short UCITS ETF (JELS).
Systematica Investments has extended its portfolio offering to a broader investor base through the launch of a new UCITS fund based on the Systematica Alternative Risk Premia (SARP) strategy.
At its 5th Annual UK Symposium in London today, Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has announced that net sales for the eight months to end August 2017 of €207bn have reached record levels, according to the latest figures from the Central Bank of Ireland.
H2O Asset Management, an affiliate of the Natixis Global Asset Management Group, has announced its acquisition of a strategic stake in Poincaré Capital Management, a Hong-Kong-based asset manager focusing on global equities driven by Asian growth. This move followed H2O’s recent communication on the limited management capacity left in its high-risk global macro products. After launching a global emerging debt, then a global aggregate fund, H2O created its Barry brand in 2016, which is dedicated to thematic investments linked to the lack of liquidity in the market place.