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Silvaris Capital Management launches Global Equity UCITS on Alpha UCITS platform

Thu, 11/12/2014 - 14:45

Silvaris Capital Management has launched the Silvaris Global Equity Fund, a UCITS version of its successful global equity long/short strategy, on the Alpha UCITS platform.   »

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NewSmith launches European UCITS Long/Short Fund

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 06:00

NewSmith has launched the NewSmith European Fund, a UCITS long-short equity fund for UK and European investors. The fund will be managed by Jean Maigrot, European Equity Investment Leader at NewSmith.  Jean has 28 years’ experience of trading European equities, and was previously head of trading teams at Salomon Brothers (1992-1996), HVB (1998-2001) and ABN Amro (2002-2007). He joined NewSmith in 2007. »

James WIlliams, Hedgeweek

UCITS Equity funds suffer net outflows for first time since June 2013… Neuberger Berman launches Long Short Multi-Manager UCITS fund…

Sun, 23/11/2014 - 16:33

WisdomTree this week launched a further two UCITS ETFs listed on the London Stock Exchange. This brings the total to six ETFs listed on the LSE in the past four weeks and further solidifies its position as a pioneer of dividend-weighted ETFs. The two latest ETFs are: »

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Capita Asset Services chooses Fund Recs for trade processing

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 15:00

Irish start-up, Fund Recs, a developer of cloud-based reconciliation software to global fund administrators to to provide trade processing solutions for Capita Asset Services fund business in Ireland.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Heitman LLC launches real estate opportunities fund… BIL Manage Invest receives CSSF approval as a UCITS Management Company

Sun, 16/11/2014 - 19:03

This week the Management Board of Directors of the Palaedino Fund announced that London-based Sabre Fund Management Limited had launched the Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund. »

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Palaedino and Sabre launch Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 14:45

The Palaedino Fund (UCITS IV) and Sabre Fund Management Limited (Sabre) have launched the Sabre Dynamic Equity Fund.  Sabre Dynamic Equity is a quantitative Long/Short Equity Fund that invests across a broad universe of 800 large/midcap European stocks and 500 large-cap US stocks.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Newsmith to launch UCITS version of European fund… Invesco PowerShares launches buyback ETF…

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 10:03

Malaysia-based asset manager Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad has launched an Asian equity-focused UCITS fund reported Citywire Global Asia this week. The Affin Hwang Capital Asian Series is domiciled in Luxembourg and initially consists of two sub-funds: Select Asia Opportunity Fund and Select Asia Quantum Fund. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Goldman Sachs Asset Management adds fixed income fund to its SICAV structure… Source lists EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF…

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 10:07

Source this week announced the listing of the Source EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF on the London Stock Exchange. The fund provides exposure to banks within the Eurozone and is optimised to reduce exposure to illiquid stocks. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

First Trust Global Portfolios Ltd launches multi-factor Eurozone ETF on Euronext… HSBC to provide asset services to Korea’s first RQFII manager…

Mon, 27/10/2014 - 12:45

Gottex Fund Management is gearing up to launch its first UCITS product under the popular RQFII program that gives global asset managers access to China’s equity markets. The fund is scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2015 according to the firm’s latest trading statement. It will invest in China’s A-shares market and will be managed by the Gottex-VStone Asset Management office in Shanghai. Gottex moved to establish a joint venture with VStone last year. »

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Gottex on track for first UCITS RQFII China product launch

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 06:03

Gottex Fund Management is on track to launch its first UCITS RQFII China product during the first quarter of 2015, according to the group’s latest trading statement for the quarter ended 30 September 2014. »

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