London-based investment firm, Carbon Cap has added several trading and environmental experts to its team in preparation for the launch of a global carbon and environmental markets fund.
Launches & Fundraising
iM Global Partner, an investment and development platform focused on acquiring strategic investments, and Scharf Investments, an investment firm providing high quality value investment strategies, have launched the iM Scharf US Quality Value fund, the first collaborative UCITS fund between the two firms.
Liontrust is to broaden its sustainable investment offering to European fund buyers through the launch of the Irish-domiciled GF Sustainable Future Global Growth Fund on 12 November 2019.
HSBC Global Asset Management has launched the HSBC China Government Local Bond Index Fund.
Brown Advisory, a USD76 billion, employee-owned, global investment firm, has launched the Global Leaders Sustainable Fund under its Dublin-UCITS umbrella.
JP Morgan Asset Management has held the final closing of its Lynstone Special Situations Fund (Lynstone), with USD1.06 billion in capital raised from a broad set of global investors comprising of pension funds, insurance companies, banks, foundations, endowments and family offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
RWC Partners has launched the RWC Diversified Return Fund after the hiring of the senior members of multi-strategy specialists Agilis Investment Management LLP.
Simmons & Simmons has advised Crake Asset Management on the launch of its new London management business and its global long-short equities hedge fund structure, one of the largest European launches of 2019.
The founding CEO of The Crypto Company, one of the first publicly traded companies investing in blockchain, has formed a specialised hedge fund to directly invest in businesses associated with distributed ledger technologies (DLT).
Vanguard Asset Management (Vanguard), a provider of high-value investment services, has launched the Vanguard Active UK Equity Fund.