Morgan Stanley Investment Management is rolling out a new ESG-focused fixed income fund, which aims to tap into sustainability themes by trading a range of ‘best ideas’ credit opportunities across the capital structure in developed and emerging markets.
Launches & Fundraising
Good Soil Investment Management has launched its first hedge fund – Accelerated Opportunities LP Concentrated Growth Fund — which is focused on investing in exchange-traded early-stage, US-based disruptive publicly traded companies while pioneering a fee structure that will divert half of all management fees to select charities.
Franklin Templeton unveils new K2 UCITS emerging markets strategy on liquid alternative hedge fund platform
Franklin Templeton is rolling out a new emerging markets-focused hedge fund strategy on its FTAF liquid fund platform, and aims to tap into sovereign and corporate debt opportunities with a “global macro style” of alpha generation.
Highbridge Capital Management (Highbridge), a wholly owned subsidiary of JP Morgan Asset Management, has held the final closing of the Highbridge Convertible Dislocation Fund with total investable capital of more than USD2 billion, including approximately USD685 million in equity commitments.
Hedge fund veterans Chris James and Charles Penner are part of the founding team behind new impact investor Engine No 1, which will look to create long-term value by driving positive impact through active ownership and investment in public and private companies through multiple strategies.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has signed an exclusive partnership with fintech-driven alternative credit investment manager Fasanara Capital (Fasanara) to launched the Trade and Receivable Finance Fund, a real-economy impact investment solution.
ADM Capital, a Hong Kong headquartered investment manager with specialist experience in Asia Pacific credit and sustainable investment, has received a USD100 million seed commitment from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to launch a new USD-denominated Asia-focused debt fund dedicated to renewable energy called the “ADM Capital Elkhorn Emerging Asia Renewable Energy Fund”.
RWC Partners has launched the TM RWC Global Equity Income Fund, within a UK OEIC structure, and will shortly launch the RWC Global Equity Income Fund for SICAV investors, with both to be managed by Nick Clay and his team.
Accelerate Financial Technologies (Accelerate) has launched what it says is Canada’s first alternative investment portfolio ETF, the Accelerate OneChoice Alternative Portfolio ETF (OneChoice), that will list on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker ONEC.
Aikya Investment Management (Aikya), a specialist emerging markets investment firm based in London, has launched the Aikya Global Emerging Markets UCITS Fund.