RWC Partners has launched the RWC Diversified Return Fund after the hiring of the senior members of multi-strategy specialists Agilis Investment Management LLP.
Launches & Fundraising
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.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is launching a new a technology-focused long/short strategy on its alternative UCITS platform in partnership with New York-based alternative investment manager Shannon River Capital Management (Shannon River).
Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), has launched a new actively managed emerging markets short duration bond fund, The BlueBay Emerging Market Aggregate Short Duration Bond Fund.
Napoleon Capital, with the support of BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’), has launched Napoleon World Equities AR Dynamix Fund, providing access to an absolute return quantitative strategy investing in global equities.
Emerging Managers Summit: Inside the Vortex – Trends and influences shaping the emerging hedge fund space
Given the current market uncertainty, start-up and emerging hedge fund managers must be clever in their choices when bringing a fund to market in 2020 and beyond. And this November, the inaugural Hedgeweek Emerging Manager Summit will provide a forum for managers to explore the challenges and opportunities they must consider en route to a successful launch…
PGIM Investments has added a new liquid alternatives fund to its UCITs platform – the PGIM QMAW Keynes Systematic Absolute Return Fund – the first fund from Wadhwani Asset Management since its acquisition by PGIM in January 2019.
Schroders has launched two new funds on its alternative UCITS platform, giving investors access to both a US equity long-short fund and a US equity market neutral fund.