The London Derivatives Exchange (LDX) has selected exchange tech specialist Exberry to provide matching engine technology. The partnership will enable LDX to launch global markets and cover a wide spectrum of asset classes.
Launches & Fundraising
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has added a new long/short strategy to its alternative UCITS platform. Launched on 14 July 2020, U Access – Long/Short Japan Corporate Governance is a market-neutral and sector-neutral fund investing in Japanese equities and focusing on individual companies’ corporate governance.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched a long/short global equity hedge fund which will invest in companies grappling with looming environmental challenges, as interest in ESG (environmental, social and governance) themed hedge fund strategies continues to soar.
Quant hedge fund giant Graham Capital brings “novel sources of alpha” to Lombard Odier’s alternatives platform
Graham Capital Management, the long-running US quant hedge fund manager, is launching its multi-asset diversified quant strategy, the Graham Quant Macro fund, on Lombard Odier’s PrivilEdge UCITS fund platform.
RAM Active Investments SA (RAM AI), a systematic asset manager based in Geneva, is launching a fund with the objective of tackling climate change and providing investors an active strategy with strong ESG standards.
London-based Heptagon Capital (Heptagon) has successfully launched two additional sub funds for its USD3.7bn Irish UCITS Fund company, the Summit Partners Sustainable Opportunities L/S Equity Fund, and the Levin Easterly US Equity Fund.
Gregg Fisher, a portfolio manager and factor investing specialist, has launched Quent Capital, a New York City-based investment firm which will focus on a global small cap long/short strategy.
Arca, a digital asset investment firm that blends traditional finance with cutting edge blockchain technology, has launched the Arca US Treasury Fund, an SEC-registered closed-end fund, is available for investment.
Axiom Alternative Investments, the USD1.7 billion French investment manager, has launched its first global long/short credit fund in a UCITS format, which aims to capitalise on investment opportunities arising out of credit dislocations following the coronavirus pandemic.
Waratah Capital Advisors has launched the firm's second liquid alternative mutual fund, the Waratah Alternative ESG (AESG) Fund.