Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)
IFIA Chief Executive, Gary Palmer

Ireland continues to evolve regulatory environment with change to sub-fund naming policy

With the AIFM directive giving non-EU fund managers the jitters, Ireland has taken another step forward towards making Dublin the domicile of choice for onshore newci »


Malta

ML Capital focuses beyond EU with launch of Montlake Ucits platform

Malta-headquartered ML Capital has this week launched the Montlake UCITS Platform Plc, a fully independent Dublin-domiciled investm »


Pioneer Investments, Peter Königbauer

Fund Spotlight: Pioneer Funds - Commodity Alpha A EUR Hedged ND

This week’s fund spotlight is on Unicredit-owned Pioneer Investments and in particular, its commodity newcits: the Pioneer Funds Commodity Alpha A EUR Hedged ND »


Alpha

Threadneedle rolls out UK Absolute Alpha newcits

Threadneedle has this week announced plans to roll out the UK Absolute Alpha Fund, adding to its growing stable of absolute return funds. »


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Ucits HFS Index up 0.43 per cent in August

After a strong finish at the end of July, the momentum in the Ucits hedge fund universe kept going for the first three weeks in August 2010. »


Mark Westwood, Threadneedle

Threadneedle to launch UK Absolute Alpha Fund

Threadneedle plans to launch the UK Absolute Alpha Fund in quarter four, reinforcing its absolute return fund range.  »


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UCITS attracting hedge fund managers looking for institutional investors

With recent reports and individual commentators suggesting that US pension fund allocations into alternative investment vehicles will rise from their current three pe »


Henning von Issendorff, Tungsten Capital Management

Fund Spotlight: Tungsten-PRO ART ERV UCITS-III Fund

This week’s spotlight is on Frankfurt-based Tungsten Capital Management and their market neutral absolute return PRO ART ERV Fund. »


Julie Bouhuys, Founder and CEO of Concerto

Concerto AM wins EUR60 million mandate from Goodhart Partners

US corporate credit manager, Concerto Asset Management, has won a EUR60 million credit alpha absolute return mandate from London-based multi-manager boutique, Goodhart Partners. »


Tim Gardner, Global Head of Sales, Signet

Signet launches global multi-strategy fund of funds

Signet, the London and Swiss-based fund of hedge funds management and advisory group, is preparing to launch the Signe »


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