UCITs http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/639/all en 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 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 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 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 Expanding support for alternative UCITS hedge fund managers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/29/208070/expanding-support-alternative-ucits-hedge-fund-managers <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>SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services (GAS) has been supporting UCITS funds from its Dublin operation since 1995 and non-UCITS funds since 1990. With the growth of alternative UCITS in full swing, the firm is already extending its support to alternative managers beyond its existing (long only) UCITS platform.</strong></em></p> UCITs Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:39:18 +0000 mkitchen 208070 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Dispelling the myths about alternative UCITS http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/29/208069/dispelling-myths-about-alternative-ucits <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>By Ian Swallow &ndash;&nbsp;<strong>A framework, not an endorsement:&nbsp;</strong>The popularity of the UCITS &lsquo;brand&rsquo; is beyond question and this continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of the fund-management industry. Indeed, our own anecdotal experience suggests that investors outside of Europe often prefer to invest in a fund under the UCITS banner.</em></p> UCITs Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:36:04 +0000 mkitchen 208069 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alternative UCITS enjoy strongest level of growth since 2009 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/29/208065/alternative-ucits-enjoy-strongest-level-growth-2009 <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><em><strong>&ldquo;Over the first six months of this year there&rsquo;s been an acceleration of AuM growth. According to our database, assets in alternative UCITS have grown by 24 per cent. This is the largest growth, in percentage terms, since we started tracking the universe at the end of 2009,&rdquo; says Louis Zanolin&nbsp;(pictured), CEO of Alix Capital which runs the UCITS Alternative Index series.</strong></em></p> UCITs Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:29:39 +0000 James.Williams 208065 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Research-driven funds designed to mitigate strategy-specific risk http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/29/208063/research-driven-funds-designed-mitigate-strategy-specific-risk <a title="see all funds managed by Harcourt Investment Consulting AG" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Harcourt Investment Consulting AG&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Harcourt Investment Consulting AG" alt="See all funds for mgt group Harcourt Investment Consulting AG">Harcourt Investment Consu...</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>Towards the end of 2013 Harcourt Investment Consulting, the alternatives arm of Vontobel Asset Management, launched a family of three funds under the moniker of &ldquo;Research-Driven Strategies&rdquo; (RDS). The objective of these funds was simple: to harvest strategy-specific risk premia in a UCITS fund structure and deliver to investors an absolute return profile independent of market conditions.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-lead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> More information:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/form/harcourt-investment-consulting-contact-form">Harcourt Investment Consulting - contact form</a> </div> </div> </div> UCITs Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:26:51 +0000 mkitchen 208063 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Manager selection yields substantial results http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/29/208060/manager-selection-yields-substantial-results <a title="see all funds managed by Schroders Investment Management" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Schroders Investment Management&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-22&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Schroders Investment Management" alt="See all funds for mgt group Schroders Investment Management">Schroders Investment Mana...</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>Last year, the average long/short equity alternative UCITS fund returned 11.07 per cent according to Alix Capital. It was the first sign that these regulated funds could hold their own against their freewheeling offshore equivalents.</strong></em></p> UCITs Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:23:13 +0000 mkitchen 208060 at http://www.hedgeweek.com