Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
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La Française and Tages Capital sign strategic partnership

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


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Alternative UCITS return -0.38 per cent in January… Gottex announces launches Swedish multi-asset UCITS fund…

January proved to be a mixed bag in terms of strategy performance within the alternative UCITS universe. According to the UAI Global index, provided by Alix Capital, the average fund lost -0.38 per cent last month. »


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Cheyne Capital’s UCITS programme reaches USD500m milestone

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. »


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

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


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

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). »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Chile back on the map for managers of Irish UCITS… Alternative UCITS grew 21% year-on-year in Q4, says Alceda report…

Natixis Global Asset Management has come to market with the launch of a new UCITS fund. As reported by Citywire Global, the firm has launched a UCITS-compliant version of its Global Emerging Bonds fund. Until now the fund had only been available to French investors when it launched in October 2011. »


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Alternative UCITS finish 2013 on a strong note, says Alceda

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. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Gazprombank Asset Management launches its first UCITS fund… ML Capital’s Barometer report finds three times more interest in market neutral funds in Q1…

Global and US long/short equity strategies would appear to be the top two most favoured strategies among investors in Q1 according to the latest Alternative UCITS Barometer report by ML Capital. »


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SYZ & CO launches the Oyster Continental European Selection fund

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


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

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. »


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