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Newspaper and money

Candriam renames alternative investment funds

Mon, 17/03/2014 - 06:02

After launching its new brand and announcing a fresh start with the shareholder New York Life Investment Management last month, Candriam is in the process of renaming all of its funds. »

Newspaper and money

Syz & Co launches Oyster Market Neutral Plus

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:05

The Swiss banking group Syz & Co has launched Oyster Market Neutral Plus, a new sub-fund of Oyster, its Luxembourg UCITS SICAV. »

Two fingers

Salus Alpha RN Special Situation Fund ranks second in UCITS report

Tue, 04/03/2014 - 06:02

The Salus Alpha RN Special Situation fund delivered a good start to 2014, up 1.90 per cent in January. »

Malta

Iconic launches Malta-domiciled hosted funds platform

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 16:45

Iconic is launching a turnkey Malta authorised, EU-compliant hosted-funds platform enabling EU and non EU based fund managers to run their own fully supported and administered funds. »

Document signing

La Française and Tages Capital sign strategic partnership

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 14:11

European asset manager La Française and Tages Capital, an alternative multi-management solutions provider, have entered into a strategic partnership. »

Dollars

Cheyne Capital’s UCITS programme reaches USD500m milestone

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 07:00

With the recent launch of the Cheyne European Mid Cap Equity Fund, Cheyne’s UCITS umbrella has reached USD575m of assets, from just under USD30m two years ago. »

Sweden flag

Gottex launches Swedish multi-asset UCITS product on Folksam unit-linked platform

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 06:03

Gottex Fund Management has launched its Swedish multi-asset UCITS product on the Folksam unit linked platform and has opened its Scandinavian office. »

Approved stamp

Kinetic Partners is first firm to be granted internal AIFM licence by CSSF

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 14:11

Kinetic Partners, the global professional services firm, is the first advisory and consulting group to be granted AIFM licensing by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). »

Up arrow

Alternative UCITS finish 2013 on a strong note, says Alceda

Thu, 30/01/2014 - 06:31

In Q4 2013 the alternative UCITS sector grew by 21 per cent compared to Q4 2012, showing continued demand and investment in alternative strategies, according to the Alceda Quarterly UCITS Review. »

European flags

SYZ & CO launches the Oyster Continental European Selection fund

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 06:30

Swiss banking group SYZ & CO has launched the Oyster Continental European Selection, a new sub-fund of its Luxembourg domiciled Oyster UCITS SICAV. »

Euros

Émergence provides EUR30m seed funding for Rcube’s Global Macro UCITs fund

Thu, 23/01/2014 - 16:01

Following three completed investments since mid-2012, NewAlpha Asset Management has announced the fourth incubation partnership between the French managers-only seeding fund Émergence and Rcube Asset Management. »

Newspaper and money

Pictet launches Absolute Return Fixed Income fund

Thu, 23/01/2014 - 11:46

Pictet Asset Management has launched the Pictet Absolute Return Fixed Income fund, domiciled in Luxembourg and UCITS compliant. »

Chart

Altin discloses entire hedge fund portfolio holdings

Tue, 21/01/2014 - 11:36

Altin, the USD230m multi-strategy fund of hedge funds listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has disclosed its entire hedge fund portfolio holdings as part of its policy of transparency to investors. »

Ireland flag

Matheson provides insights into new Irish ICAV and future potential of UCITS in Asia

Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:03

By James Williams – Irish law firm Matheson has provided an update from its London office on the introduction of a new corporate vehicle for Irish funds – the Irish Collective Asset Management Vehicle (ICAV). »

European flags

Verrazzano launches Advantage European Fund

Mon, 16/12/2013 - 16:01

Verrazzano Capital, the European equity specialist investment boutique founded by Guillaume Rambourg, has launched the Verrazzano Advantage European Fund. »

Tick

Amundi Alternative Investments obtains AIFM authorisation

Fri, 13/12/2013 - 13:57

Amundi Alternative Investments SAS (Amundi AI) has obtained AIFM authorisation from the French securities regulator (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) for all of its investment solutions. »

Regulation

Indus Valley Partners launches 40 Act fund reporting functionality for hedge funds

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 12:33

Indus Valley Partners (IVP), a provider of technology solutions to alternative asset managers, has added a standard 40 Act rules library within the IVP Polaris data warehouse. »

Globe

Muzinich & Co launches absolute return Global Tactical Credit Fund

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 15:28

Corporate credit specialist Muzinich & Co has launched the Muzinich & Co Global Tactical Credit Fund, which seeks to find the best credit investments across global public fixed income markets. »

Information

SuMi TRUST extends appointment of Kii Hub to produce KIIDs for UCITS funds

Mon, 02/12/2013 - 12:12

SMT Fund Services (Ireland) Limited has appointed Kii Hub to produce and deliver Key Investor Information Documents (KIIDs) for its established platform of UCITS funds.  »

Renminbi

Universal-Investment and Stratton Street launch Renminbi Bond UCITS Fund

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 14:20

Universal-Investment and London-based fund manager Stratton Street have launched the Stratton Street UCITS Renminbi Bond Fund UI. »

Change direction

Investors reduce exposure to directional strategies

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 16:07

This quarter investors appear very reluctant to make strong bets and are planning to reduce their exposures to directional strategies with most equity long-short strategies seeing a significant drop off in demand for this quarter, according to ML Capital Management’s latest ML Alternative Ucits Barometer. »

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