Dynamic Funds has launched its fourth liquid alternative offering – Dynamic Credit Absolute Return II Fund – a credit-driven solution that is managed using investment strategies beyond the reach of a traditional mutual fund.
Launches & Fundraising
Active investment manager Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has launched the Allianz US Micro Cap Equity Fund, which will be available as an OEIC (Open Ended Investment Company).
Rational Funds has launched the Rational Special Situations Income Fund (RFXIX), which utilises an investment strategy primarily focused on non-agency residential mortgage backed securities.
Pictet Asset Management has added a new fixed income strategy to its USD10 billion actively managed total return franchise – the Pictet TR-Sirius fund. The strategy employed by Sirius is liquid global macro emerging market (EM) long-short fixed income.
Ropes & Gray advised Hamilton Lane on Hamilton Lane Strategic Opportunities Fund V which has attracted more than USD760 million in commitments from a wide range of global LPs including repeat as well as new investors from Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North and South America.
Cryptocurrency hedge fund fund Protos is now available for trading to verified non-US investors and accredited US investors on the Openfinance Alternative Trading System (ATS), a US regulated platform for the secondary market trading of digital alternative assets.
Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Academy Investment Management, a New York based asset management firm, to launch the Lyxor/Academy Quantitative Global UCITS Fund, a systematic market neutral strategy focused on global equity markets.
Vanguard has launched the Vanguard Commodity Strategy Fund (VCMDX) for investors seeking low-cost exposure to the commodities market.
Nomura Alternative Investment Management (NAIM), a London and Paris-based quantitative investment manager within Nomura Group has launched the Nomura Diversified Absolute Return UCITS Fund.
Prestige Funds, is launching two new distribution share classes for its recently launched Prime Alternative Finance - Luxembourg SICAV.