Weekly UCITS News (Friday) http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/426/0 en Deutsche Bank survey shows that investor allocations to alternative UCITS have doubled year-on-year… ETF provider Source to launch first product in the US… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/21/210311/deutsche-bank-survey-shows-investor-allocations-alternative-ucits-have-doubled-yea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>London-based Source, one of Europe&rsquo;s leading ETF providers, this week announced that it was launching its first product in the US</strong>. Source&rsquo;s first investment product to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange is the Source EURO STOXX 50 ETF, which offers highly liquid exposure to the largest blue chip stocks in the Eurozone.&nbsp;</p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:12:52 +0000 mkitchen 210311 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CBI consults on enhancements to corporate governance for fund managers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/19/210198/cbi-consults-enhancements-corporate-governance-fund-managers <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Ireland&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Ireland funds" >Ireland funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has welcomed the consultation by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) to enhance fund management company effectiveness and efficiency.</strong></em></p> UCITs Europe Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210198 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alceda granted AIFM licence in Luxembourg http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209984/alceda-granted-aifm-licence-luxembourg <a title="see all funds managed by Alceda Fund Management S.A." href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Alceda Fund Management S.A.&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Alceda Fund Management S.A." alt="See all funds for mgt group Alceda Fund Management S.A.">Alceda Fund Management S....</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Luxembourg&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Luxembourg funds" >Luxembourg funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Alceda Fund Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the Luxemburgish Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).</strong></em></p> Europe Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209984 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Industry’s largest hedge fund managers still see appeal for alternative UCITS… Bovill issues alert update on UCITS V Directive… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209971/industry%E2%80%99s-largest-hedge-fund-managers-still-see-appeal-alternative-ucits%E2%80%A6-bovill- <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Some of the largest hedge fund managers such as BlueBay Asset Management LLP, Marshall Wace LLP and Brevan Howard are piling in to the liquid alternative fund space</strong> as demand shows no sign of abating reported Bloomberg this week.</p> Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:32:45 +0000 James.Williams 209971 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Investor demand fuelling dramatic growth of hedge fund liquid alternatives, says DB study http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/09/209708/investor-demand-fuelling-dramatic-growth-hedge-fund-liquid-alternatives-says-db-st <a title="see all funds managed by Deutsche Bank" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Deutsche Bank&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Deutsche Bank" alt="See all funds for mgt group Deutsche Bank">Deutsche Bank</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Funds by country" >Funds by country</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The percentage of participating investors allocating liquid alternative investments rose from 28 per cent to 51 per cent year-on-year, according to a study by Deutsche Bank.</strong></em></p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Surveys & research Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:04:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209708 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Milltrust to begin inviting frontier and emerging markets managers onto its EMMA UCITS platform… UAI Global gains 0.51 per cent in August… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/08/209653/milltrust-begin-inviting-frontier-and-emerging-markets-managers-its-emma-ucits-pla <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Alceda Fund Management SA has teamed up with APN Property Group (&ldquo;APN&rdquo;), a specialist Asia Pacific real estate investment manager to redomicile a former Cayman fund to a Luxembourg SICAV Specialised Investment Fund</strong> (SIF).</p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:39:33 +0000 James.Williams 209653 at http://www.hedgeweek.com VAM launches frontier markets fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/02/209355/vam-launches-frontier-markets-fund <a title="see all funds managed by VAM Funds (Lux)" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=VAM Funds (Lux)&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group VAM Funds (Lux)" alt="See all funds for mgt group VAM Funds (Lux)">VAM Funds (Lux)</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Luxembourg&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Luxembourg funds" >Luxembourg funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Specialist fund manager VAM has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS IV fund targeting the high growth potential of frontier market equities.</strong></em></p> UCITs Launches and fundraising Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209355 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Vanguard cuts the costs to 25 of its ETFs and tracker funds … GAM launches US mortgage backed securities (MBS) UCITS fund… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/31/209323/vanguard-cuts-costs-25-its-etfs-and-tracker-funds-%E2%80%A6-gam-launches-us-mortgage-backe <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Lyxor Asset Management has expanded its range of ETFs available on the London Stock Exchange</strong> with the launch of four new European equity products:</p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:54:30 +0000 James.Williams 209323 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Private wealth inflows buoy hedge fund assets to USD2.9trn http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/29/209267/private-wealth-inflows-buoy-hedge-fund-assets-usd29trn <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Three quarters (73 per cent) of hedge fund managers say competition in fundraising has increased in the past 12 months, according to a survey by Preqin.</strong></em></p> Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Surveys & research Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:03:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209267 at http://www.hedgeweek.com GAM launches GAM Star MBS Total Return Fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/27/209190/gam-launches-gam-star-mbs-total-return-fund <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>GAM has launched the GAM Star MBS Total Return Fund &ndash; a UCITS-compliant version of an institutional investment strategy.</strong></em></p> UCITs Launches and fundraising Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:03:37 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209190 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Net sales of long-term UCITS decline in June… Morgan Stanley launches MS Kairos Enhanced Selection UCITS fund… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/25/209125/net-sales-long-term-ucits-decline-june%E2%80%A6-morgan-stanley-launches-ms-kairos-enhanced <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Source, one of Europe&rsquo;s leding providers of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), has launched the Source JP Morgan Macro Hedge Dual Vega Target 4% TR UCITS ETF</strong>. The ETF aims to provide cost-effective exposure to volatility and is the third ETF in the JP Morgan Macro Hedge series.</p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:58:43 +0000 mkitchen 209125 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Lyxor’s ETF business grows by 14 per cent… Alternative UCITS funds lose 0.33 per cent on average for July… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/10/208634/lyxor%E2%80%99s-etf-business-grows-14-cent%E2%80%A6-alternative-ucits-funds-lose-033-cent-average- <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Alternative UCITS funds absolute were slightly down in July with the UAI Global index losing 0.33 per cent</strong> according to Alix Capital, the index provider.</p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:54:55 +0000 James.Williams 208634 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Valu-Trac launches absolute return fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/05/208340/valu-trac-launches-absolute-return-fund <a title="see all funds managed by Valu-Trac Investment Management Limited" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Valu-Trac Investment Management Limited&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Valu-Trac Investment Management Limited" alt="See all funds for mgt group Valu-Trac Investment Management Limited">Valu-Trac Investment Mana...</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Valu-Trac Investment Management has launched the VT WoodHill Foundation Absolute Return Fund, a UCITS-compliant UK large-cap equity OEIC authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).</strong></em></p> UCITs Launches and fundraising Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 208340 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Context Asset Management adds alternative mutual fund to three major platforms… Pictet Asset Management adds PTR-Agora fund to Total Return fund range… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/03/208276/context-asset-management-adds-alternative-mutual-fund-three-major-platforms%E2%80%A6-picte <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>The alternative UCITS market saw its AuM grow by 15.6 per cent to EUR184.2bn through the first six months of 2014</strong> according to the Alceda Half Yearly UCITS Review. However, whilst inflows remain strong, performance has tailed off. Through the first half of 2013 alternative UCITS funds returned 5.95 per cent compared to just 0.52 per cent this year.</p> Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:19:37 +0000 James.Williams 208276 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alternative UCITS AUM reaches record levels in H1 2014, says Alceda http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/08/01/208156/alternative-ucits-aum-reaches-record-levels-h1-2014-says-alceda <a title="see all funds managed by Alceda Fund Management S.A." href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Alceda Fund Management S.A.&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Alceda Fund Management S.A." alt="See all funds for mgt group Alceda Fund Management S.A.">Alceda Fund Management S....</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Luxembourg&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Luxembourg funds" >Luxembourg funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The first half of 2014 saw a new milestone reached in the alternative UCITS sector with assets under management (AUM) growing by 15.6 per cent to EUR184.2 billion, according to the Alceda Half Yearly UCITS Review.</strong></em></p> UCITs Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 208156 at http://www.hedgeweek.com