Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
Data under the magnifying glass

Commodities Newcits deliver strongest performance for Feb

Given January’s near-zero performance, February turned in a slightly better set of returns for newcits strategies with the UCITS Alternative Index Global gainin »

Geoff Balzano, UK CEO, Morningstar

Morningstar launches KIID Platform

Morningstar Europe, an independent industry-leading provider of fund research, announced this week the launch of a new se »

Jonathan Polin, Ignis Sales & Marketing Director

Ignis looks to ignite interest with government bond AR fund

Ignis Asset Management has confirmed this week that it plans to launch a government bond fund at the end of March. »

Philip Dicken, Manager, Threadneedle

Threadneedle launches new fund dedicated to smaller European companies

Threadneedle is to launch the Threadneedle (Lux) European Smaller Companies Absolute Alpha Fund. The UCITS III fund will give manager Philip Dicken (pictured) and his team flexibility in strategy and fund positioning and will offer investors access to an investment vehicle focused on alpha-generation in a regulated format. »

Emerging markets flags

JPMAM launches EM currency absolute return fund

To capitalise on divergence and inefficiency in emerging markets, JP Morgan Asset Management has decided to launch an absolute return fund, the giant US banking outfit announced this week. »

John Lowry, chairman and founder, ML Capital

Global Macro newcits set for investor inflows in 2011

Malta-headquartered ML Capital Asset Management, who recently launched its Montlake UCITS Platform to primarily support non-EU domiciled fund managers, has rev »

Cayman Islands

RAB Capital to launch newcits version of Polaris Prime Europe Fund

London-headquartered RAB Capital has launched a UCITS III-compliant version of its Cayman Island-domiciled RAB Europe fund (RAB Prime Europe UCITS), which will »

Svante Bergström, founding partner and CEO, Lynx AM

Deutsche Bank and Lynx unveil new UCITS

Deutsche Bank has added another UCITS fund to its DB Platinum IV platform, with the announcement today (Friday 25th February) that it has teamed up with Ly »

 Svante Bergström, CEO and founding partner of Lynx,

Deutsche Bank and Lynx launch UCITS fund

Deutsche Bank and Lynx Asset Management have launched a UCITS III compliant version of the Lynx fund. The DB Platinum IV Lynx Index. which was launched on Deutsche Bank‟s DB Platinum IV platform in February 2011, is managed by Lynx, part of Brummer & Partners group in Stockholm, in accordance with the systematic strategy applied by the Lynx programme and offers daily liquidity. »

John Lowry, Chairman and founder of ML Capital

Investors increasingly seeking hedge fund strategies in mainstream UCITS format

Most classical hedge fund strategies are in large demand in a UCITS format, according to ML Capital Asset Management, the investment manager and promoter of the MontLake UCITS platform. »

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