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).
Launches & Fundraising
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.
RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has launched the RBC BlueBay Global Bond Fund, a globally diversified fixed income fund designed as a core portfolio holding for US investors.
Lyxor Asset Management Group (Lyxor) has launched a new alternative UCITS fund, the Lyxor/Bridgewater Core Global Macro Fund, which gives investors access to Bridgewater Associates’ strategies.