Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
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Investors planning to raise European fund exposures, says ML Capital

ML Capital Asset Management is reporting high levels of demand for both European and US long/short equity funds this quarter, with a healthy swing towards UK equity strategies. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

North MaxQ UCITS fund and Ardsley Partners US Equity UCITS fund launch on MontLake platform… bond funds attract EUR49bn of inflows in February reports EFAMA

ML Capital announced this week the launch of the North MaxQ Macro UCITS fund on its MontLake UCITS platform. London-based North Asset Management has been successfully managing the North MaxQ Macro investment strategy for over 10 years. »


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Ardsley Partners US Equity UCITS Fund launched on MontLake UCITS Platform

The Ardsley Partners US Equity UCITS Fund has launched on ML Capital’s Montlake UCITS platform. »


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North MaxQ Macro UCITS Fund launched on the MontLake UCITS Platform

ML Capital, investment manager to the MontLake UCITS Platform, has launched the North MaxQ Macro UCITS Fund. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Worldwide long-term funds attracted EUR888bn in net inflows in 2013 says EFAMA… Schroders to hard close US long/short equity fund end of June…

March proved to be a challenging month with the majority of alternative UCITS strategies delivering negative returns. According to figures released by Geneva-based Alix Capital, provider of the UCITS Alternative Index Global which tracks more than 700 single-manager funds, the overall return was -0.33 per cent. »


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Amber Equity Fund on the Alpha UCITS Platform reaches USD174m AuM in six months

The Amber Equity Fund, a Luxembourg UCITS fund on the Alpha UCITS Platform, has grown assets under management to USD174m only six months after launch on 2 October 2013. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

ESMA issues new guidelines on collateral management for UCITS funds… GLG shuts one EM fund and opens another...

This week the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") issued a final report containing new guidelines on collateral management by UCITS ("New Guidelines") (ESMA/2014/294). »


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Muzinich & Co appoints ex-Schroders man to sales team

Corporate credit specialist fund manager Muzinich & Co has continued to grow its UK presence with the appointment of a new sales manager, James Tomlinson. »


Investments

BoAML and Sandell Investment Services launch event-driven and arbitrage UCITS fund

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) and Sandell Investment Services have launched the Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions – Castlerigg Equity Event and Arbitrage UCITS Fund. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Standard Life Investments combines micro and macro capabilities to launch new fund… BNY Mellon closes two sub-funds…

Standard Life Investments combines micro and macro capabilities to launch new fund… BNY Mellon closes two sub-funds… »


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