Craig Reeves, Prestige Funds

Prestige Funds adds distribution share classes for recently launched agricultural lending fund

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:30

Prestige Funds, is launching two new distribution share classes for its recently launched Prime Alternative Finance - Luxembourg SICAV. »

Jonathan Lourie, Cheyne Capital

Cheyne Capital closes Strategic Value Credit Fund at EUR1bn hard cap

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 14:30

Alternative asset manager Cheyne Capital Management (Cheyne Capital) has closed its inaugural European Strategic Value Credit Fund (SVC) having scaled back subscriptions to the Fund's capacity limit of EUR1 billion. »

Henri Vernhes, Alma Capital

Alma Capital to acquire DWS global hedge fund UCITS business

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 10:29

Alma Capital Investment Management is to acquire DWS’s Hedge Fund UCITS business, which provides investors with access to liquid alternative investment strategies in regulated UCITS funds through the DB Platinum fund range.  »

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The Market's Compass makes suite of weekly ETF studies available to investors

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 10:02

The Market's Compass (TMC), a provider of technical research and consulting services, is making its suite of ETF studies available to institutional investors, registered investment advisers, hedge funds and individual investors. »

Daniella Klasen-Martin, Crestbridge

Crestbridge launches Luxembourg ManCo branch in London

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 12:47

Crestbridge has established a branch of its Luxembourg Management Company (ManCo) in London as the business seeks to cement ties between the UK and Luxembourg and secure new opportunities post-Brexit.  »

Wayne Green, Marlborough

Marlborough launches Irish-domiciled UCITS funds of funds

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 09:48

The Marlborough Group has strengthened its international proposition with the launch of a new risk-graded range of UCITS funds of funds domiciled in Ireland. »

Lisa Shea, Northern Trust

But I'm not dead yet… mutual funds are alive and well

Tue, 04/06/2019 - 08:00

By Lisa Shea, Manager, Fund Governance Solutions – While some may have dragged mutual funds out to the cart to be hauled away, they remain a sizeable and still growing presence in our industry. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are also growing, but it’s important to look at the full picture. As of 31 March, 2019, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) reports that there are more than USD19 trillion in assets in open end mutual funds, compared to USD3.77 trillion in ETFs, with AUM growing for both categories. »

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Marathon Asset Management closes new aviation fund

Fri, 31/05/2019 - 10:30

Credit investment manager Marathon Asset Management (Marathon) has closed its first fund solely dedicated to aviation leasing, the Marathon Aviation Fund (MAF). »

Alan Snyder, Shinnecock Partners

Shinnecock Partners launches alternative fine art lending fund

Fri, 31/05/2019 - 10:19

Shinnecock Partners has launches an open-ended, standalone dedicated alternative art lending fund, ALF, building on its seven-year non-bank lending history and fine-art secured lending experience. »

Bill Sacher, Adams Street Partners

Adams Street Partners closes inaugural private credit programme with over USD1.1bn of investable capital

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 10:43

Adams Street Partners, a private markets investment management firm with USD37 billion of assets under management, as successfully completed fundraising for its inaugural Private Credit programme with approximately USD1.1 billion of capital available to deploy, including leverage. »

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