Pictet Asset Management, the investment management arm of the Geneva-headquartered wealth management giant Pictet Group, has unveiled a new market neutral global equity hedge fund which trades liquid US and European stocks, with a low correlation to broader equity markets.
R G Niederhoffer Capital Management, the New York-based quantitative trading advisor that employs a short-term contrarian investment strategy, has launched an alternative UCITS version of its flagship fund on Kepler Partners’ KLS UCITS platform. Kepler Liquid Strategies was established in 2016 and now has seven sub-funds with a combined AUM north of USD900 million.
BACCI Investment Solutions launches Global Equity UCITS fund on Prescient Global Funds ICAV platform
BACCI Investment Solutions, a discretionary financial services provider based in South Africa, has launched its inaugural Irish UCITS fund, the BACCI Global Equity Fund, on the Prescient Global Funds ICAV platform.
UCITS hedge funds delivered on their pledge of portfolio diversification during the coronavirus-fuelled market meltdown this year, and investors should now consider putting more of their money into the sector to seize on continued market dislocations, Lyxor Asset Management says.
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.
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.