Systematic hedge fund and CTA pioneer Aspect Capital has unveiled a new daily-liquid UCITS-compliant version of its Aspect Core Diversified Programme, a medium-term quantitative trend-following strategy, to capitalise on growing demand for uncorrelated returns amid rising market uncertainty.
Launches & Fundraising
Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, has unveiled a new multi-asset strategy which will trade assets that align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, in a move aimed at further tapping into investor appetite for sustainable investing.
Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, and CoinDesk Indexes, a subsidiary of CoinDesk Inc, have launched the Grayscale Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Fund, a new diversified investment product, and the CoinDesk DeFi Index.
Global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital has launched Tikehau Impact Credit (TIC), pioneering an impact approach in the high yield universe.
Hedge fund manager North Asset Management selects SIGTech's quant platform to launch systematic investment fund
Leading hedge fund manager North Asset Management (North) has selected SIGTech, a provider of next-gen quant technology for global investors, to support the firm’s expansion strategy into systematic investing.
LGT Capital Partners has successfully launched two fixed income funds dedicated to sovereign strategies in emerging and especially in frontier markets.
BlackRock has launched the Systematic Multi-Strategy ESG Screened Fund (the Fund), its first single-manager multi-strategy liquid alternatives UCITS fund with daily liquidity in Europe.
Quantology Capital Management, a Paris-based systematic long/short equity-focused hedge fund firm, has launched a new strategy, Quantology US Equity.
Credere Capital, a convertible arbitrage-focused hedge fund led by well-known industry veteran Oliver Dobbs (pictured), is launching a higher-volatility, higher-return version of its Trium Credere strategy later this year to tap into growing investor demand for such strategies.
More hedge funds were launched in the first quarter of this year than at any other time since the end of 2017, with the number of new strategy roll-outs outstripping liquidations for the third consecutive quarter, amid further signs the industry is on track for another strong year.