Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
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Coupland Cardiff targets Asian domestic growth with Asian Evolution UCITS

London-based Coupland Cardiff Asset Management LLP has announced plans to launch a UCITS-III compliant fund, the CC Asian Evolution Fund, in order to help investors gain exposure to A »


Wheat

BAML launches basket of commodity-focused UCITS funds

Bank of America Merrill Lynch this week announced the launch of a basket of commodity-focused UCITS funds, the latest additions to BAML’s INVEST platform, widely regarded as one of the »


George Cooper, BlueCrest Capital Management

BlueCrest believed to be converting Alignment Fund into UCITS format

Following last week’s announcement, made jointly by BlueCrest and Merrill Lynch’s board of directors, to shutter the BlueTrend managed futures UCITS, the firm is now apparently l »


Peter Harrison, CEO, RWC Partners

RWC Partners’ Allwright and Frost to manage Cautious Absolute Rate & Currency UCITS

High-alpha asset management firm, RWC Partners, have confirmed that Peter Allwright »


Commodities

Bank of America Merrill Lynch launches commodity alpha and beta Ucits III funds

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched its commodity alpha and beta family of Ucits III funds: the MLCX Commodity Enhanced Beta Fund; the MLCX Agriculture Optimal Crop Fund; and the MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund. »


Peter Allwright, RWC Partners

Allwright and Frost take over management of RWC Cautious ARC Fund

RWC Partners’ Peter Allwright and Stuart Frost have taken over day-to-day management of the RWC Cautious Absolute Rate and Currency Fund. »


Fabrizio Quirighetti, SYZ & CO’s Chief Economist

SYZ rolls out high-yield currencies UCITS

Swiss banking group, SYZ & CO launched a new UCITS III fund this week that looks to lock-in returns by investing in high-yield currencies. »


China, Great Wall

Commerzbank C&M to launch China volatility UCITS in partnership with China Asset Management Co

Frankfurt-based Commerzbank has announced that its investment banking services division, Corporates and Markets (C&amp »


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MLIS to shutter BlueCrest UCITS due to tracking error

BlueCrest Capital Management, a Guernsey-based alternative asset management company established in 2000 by ex-J.P. »


Kris Haber, Threadneedle Global Head of Absolute Return Strategies

Threadneedle launches Apex European UCITS Fund, Crescendo to shutter

Following last month’s decision to shutter its UK Crescendo Fund in favour of an onshore UCITS-III variation, London-based Threadneedle Asset Management< »


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