Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Investors make big return to equities

ML Capital Asset Management, the investment manager and promoter of the MontLake UCITS Platform, has published the 10th edition of the quarterly ML Capital Alternative UCITS Barometer. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

UCITS hedge funds underperform their non-UCITS rivals… Lyxor Asset Management launches Lyxor/Canyon Credit Strategy fund…

Lyxor Asset Management this week announced the lauch of the Lyxor/Canyon Credit Strategy Fund, a UCITS-compliant fund designed to provide investors with access to Canyon Capital Advisors LLC’s event driven and credit-oriented strategies across a variety of asset classes. It is the first UCITS strategy of its kind to feature on Lyxor’s Alternative UCITS Platform.  »

Joshua Friedman, Canyon Capital Advisors

Lyxor launches event-driven, credit-oriented UCITS fund with Canyon Capital Advisors

Lyxor Asset Management has launched the Lyxor/Canyon Credit Strategy Fund, a UCITS-compliant vehicle designed to access Canyon Capital Advisors’ event-driven and credit-oriented strategies across a broad spectrum of asset classes. »

Noël Amenc, director of Edhec-Risk Institute

UCITS hedge funds underperform their non-UCITS rivals, says Edhec-Risk study

UCITS hedge funds are typically more volatile and underperform their non-UCITS hedge fund rivals, according to a comparative study by the Edhec-Risk Institute. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

ALFI publishes liquidity guidelines… Morgan Stanley and Equinox partner with Longchamp… Brown Advisory sees assets top USD1 billion…

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has this week published a comprehensive 46-page report on Liquidity Guidelines »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Deloitte and PwC respond to European Parliament’s vote in favour of variable pay caps for UCITS fund managers… Lyxor launches UCITS-compliant version of Winton Diversified Program…

UCITS funds could potentially end their securities lending programmes in response to complex regulations reported IndexUniverse.eu this week, based on the comments of one of the panellists at Markit’s recent Securities Finance forum in London. »

David Harding, founder, Winton

Lyxor Asset Management to launch new UCITS fund

Lyxor Asset Management is launching a new UCITS-compliant fund which aims to replicate Winton Capital Management’s Diversified Program. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

MENA welcomes first UCITS-compliant fund platform… concerns that bonus cap could be introduced under UCITS V…

These are potentially worrying times for Europe’s fund managers with the threat of a bonus cap hanging over their »


Kinetic Partners establishes management company in Luxembourg

Kinetic Partners’ application to become a fund management company (MANCO) in Luxembourg has been approved by the Luxembourg Financial Authority (CSSF). »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

AXA Investment Managers launches implied volatility fund… VAM Funds opens its platform to retail and institutional investment managers…

Geneva-based Alix Capital, provider of the UCITS Alternatives Index, this week published its latest UCITS Alternative Index Trends survey. The survey found that 38 per cent of respondent believe that investment consultants are “behind the curve” when it comes to advising their clients on UCITS-compliant hedge funds. »

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