Hedge fund veterans Chris James and Charles Penner are part of the founding team behind new impact investor Engine No 1, which will look to create long-term value by driving positive impact through active ownership and investment in public and private companies through multiple strategies.
Launches & Fundraising
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has signed an exclusive partnership with fintech-driven alternative credit investment manager Fasanara Capital (Fasanara) to launched the Trade and Receivable Finance Fund, a real-economy impact investment solution.
ADM Capital, a Hong Kong headquartered investment manager with specialist experience in Asia Pacific credit and sustainable investment, has received a USD100 million seed commitment from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to launch a new USD-denominated Asia-focused debt fund dedicated to renewable energy called the “ADM Capital Elkhorn Emerging Asia Renewable Energy Fund”.
RWC Partners has launched the TM RWC Global Equity Income Fund, within a UK OEIC structure, and will shortly launch the RWC Global Equity Income Fund for SICAV investors, with both to be managed by Nick Clay and his team.
Accelerate Financial Technologies (Accelerate) has launched what it says is Canada’s first alternative investment portfolio ETF, the Accelerate OneChoice Alternative Portfolio ETF (OneChoice), that will list on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker ONEC.
Aikya Investment Management (Aikya), a specialist emerging markets investment firm based in London, has launched the Aikya Global Emerging Markets UCITS Fund.
Three former Highland Capital Management partners have launched Sycamore Tree Capital Partners, a new alpha-focused private and alternative credit investment manager which aims to tap into value-oriented opportunities arising from credit market upheaval.
Central Park Group partners with Select Equity Group to offer institutional long/short international equity strategy
Central Park Group, an independent investment advisory firm delivering private clients access to institutional hedge fund, private equity, real estate and fund-of-funds talent, has launched CPG Cooper Square International Equity (NASDAQ: XCSIX), an international (ex-US) long/short equity fund created for qualified individuals and smaller institutional investors.
Leatherback Asset Management, in partnership with Tidal ETF Services, has launched its first Exchange-Traded Fund – the Leatherback Long/Short Alternative Yield ETF (LBAY).
Alphidence Capital's Alphidence Systematic Macro Fund is live as of the 17 of November 2020.