Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
Michael l Cohen, Head of European Investments, Och-Ziff

Och-Ziff launches European Multi-Strategy UCITS on MLIS platform

Global hedge fund heavyweight Och-Ziff, with approximately USD29billion in AUM (as of 1 April, 2011), has teamed up with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) to laun »


Ucits package

Morgan Stanley onboards US financial services-focused equity l/s UCITS

FundLogic Alternatives Plc, Morgan Stanley’s Dublin-domiciled UCITS umbrella, announced this week that it had teamed up with Sandler O’Neill Asset Man »


Martin Botha, Director Buy-Side Solutions, Algorithmics

Algorithmics launches risk reporting solution ahead of UCITS IV

Algorithmics this week announced the launch of Algo Risk Reports, designed for hedge fund managers to help simplify their risk reporting responsibilities. »


Bernd Schusta, SEB Master KAG

SEB Enskilda adds Tungsten Capital newcits to platform

SEB, one of Scandinavia’s leading financial institutions, has welcomed German equity specialist, Frankfurt-based »


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UCITS Alternative Index Global down 0.18 per cent for March

After two months of gains, albeit only 0.01 per cent in January, the UCITS Alternative Index Global recorded a loss of 0.18 per cent in March to leave it at 0.14 per cent for the year. »


Russia Flag

Ed Capital to launch Russia-focused UCITS

New York-based Ed Capital, an international investment advisory firm that specializes in Russian securities is planning to launch an alternative UCITS – Hudson River Russia Growth F »


Chris Manser, global head of hedge funds, AXA investment Managers

AXA unveils Multi Alpha newcits FoFs

AXA Investment Managers have decided to tap into the burgeoning alternative UCITS market by launching a fund of single »


Graham Duce, Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen to evolve MM Multi-Asset Growth fund into UCITS FoFs

Aberdeen Asset Management is to evolve its MM Multi-Asset Growth fund and broaden its total return remit by targeting the UCITS fund space. »


Chris Manser, Global Head of AXA Fund of Hedge Funds, AXA Investment Managers

AXA IM launches AWF Multi Alpha Newcits Fund

AXA IM has launched the UCITS III-compliant AXA WF Multi Alpha Fund, which provides diversified access to several such single-strategy Newcits funds. AXA IM selects the underlying funds on the basis of their ability to generate alpha and the liquidity of the strategy, and investors benefit from the operational due diligence carried out at a fund of fund level by AXA IM. »


Oliver Prock, CEO of Salus Alpha

Salus Alpha well placed to benefit from UCITS III popularity

Investors are anticipating that UCITS III funds will receive more than USD185bn in inflows over the next year, according to a recent survey by Deutsche Bank. Having had a UCITS III Long/SHort equity fund available since 2007, plus several new UCITS III hedge fund strategies in the pipeline, Salus Alpha is well placed to benefit from what could be a doubling in size of the sector over the next year. »


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