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Vida Capital launches USD886m closed-end fund focused on insurance-linked strategies

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 09:39

Vida Capital, an alternative asset manager specialising in insurance-linked strategies, has held the final close of Vida Insurance Credit Opportunity Fund II (VICOF II) with USD886 million in capital commitments. »

Mark van der Zwan, Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley AIP raises USD516m for Riverview Strategic Opportunities Fund III

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 08:43

Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (AIP), an investment team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, has closed the unit’s latest investment fund, the Riverview Strategic Opportunities Fund III (SOF III) with over USD500 million in commitments. »

Brian Deese, BlackRock

BlackRock launches first range of ESG Emerging Market Debt funds

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:04

BlackRock has launched a suite of open-ended Emerging Market Debt (EMD) funds that integrate environmental, social and governance factors (ESG).  »

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Prime Capital launches new fund of hedge funds PCAM Select

Fri, 03/08/2018 - 10:18

Prime Capital AG, an independent asset manager and financial services provider, has launched PCAM Select, a new multi-strategy fund of hedge funds. »

Talbot Babineau, IBV

IBV Capital Global Value Canadian Feeder Fund now available on RBC retail platform

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:34

IBV Capital’s IBV Capital Global Value Canadian Feeder Fund is now available on the Royal Bank of Canada retail investment platform.   »

Hugo Parry-Wingfield, HSBC GAM

HSBC Global Asset Management launches US Treasury Money Market Fund

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 16:14

HSBC Global Asset Management has launched a US Treasury Money Market Fund, the HSBC GLF US Treasury Fund, in response to demand from investors for a broader range of cash investment solutions. »

Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Guernsey leading the way in the development of single ILS structures

Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:36

A new single structure for conducting both the fund and insurance element of insurance-linked securities (ILS) business is being devised in Guernsey. »

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AllianzGI launches Allianz Fixed Income Macro Fund

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 09:05

Active investment manager Allianz Global Investors has launched the Allianz Fixed Income Macro Fund, a new global absolute return fixed income fund aimed at the UK market and will be managed by Kacper Brzezniak from the Conviction Fixed Income team based in London. »

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BlueBay launches new alternatives fund

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 09:57

Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), has launched the BlueBay Diversified Alternative Credit Fund in response to client demand. »

Jerry Szilagyi, AlphaCentric

AlphaCentric launches AlphaCentric Small Cap Opportunities Fund

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:31

AlphaCentric has launched the AlphaCentric Small Cap Opportunities Fund (SMZIX) which seeks long term capital appreciation and focuses specifically on the equities of small capitalisation companies primarily based in the US. »


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