Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

Weekly UCITS News (Friday)

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UCITS Equity funds suffer net outflows for first time since June 2013… Neuberger Berman launches Long Short Multi-Manager UCITS fund…

UCITS Equity funds suffer net outflows for first time since June 2013… Neuberger Berman launches Long Short Multi-Manager UCITS fund…

WisdomTree this week launched a further two UCITS ETFs listed on the London Stock Exchange. This brings the total to six ETFs listed on the LSE in the past four weeks and further solidifies its position as a pioneer of dividend-weighted ETFs.

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Newsmith to launch UCITS version of European fund… Invesco PowerShares launches buyback ETF…

Newsmith to launch UCITS version of European fund… Invesco PowerShares launches buyback ETF…

Malaysia-based asset manager Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad has launched an Asian equity-focused UCITS fund reported Citywire Global Asia this week. The Affin Hwang Capital Asian Series is domiciled in Luxembourg and initially consists of two sub-funds: Select Asia Opportunity Fund and Select Asia Quantum Fund.

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Goldman Sachs Asset Management adds fixed income fund to its SICAV structure… Source lists EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF…

Goldman Sachs Asset Management adds fixed income fund to its SICAV structure… Source lists EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF…

Source this week announced the listing of the Source EURO STOXX Optimised Banks UCITS ETF on the London Stock Exchange. The fund provides exposure to banks within the Eurozone and is optimised to reduce exposure to illiquid stocks.

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First Trust Global Portfolios Ltd launches multi-factor Eurozone ETF on Euronext… HSBC to provide asset services to Korea’s first RQFII manager…

First Trust Global Portfolios Ltd launches multi-factor Eurozone ETF on Euronext… HSBC to provide asset services to Korea’s first RQFII manager…

Gottex Fund Management is gearing up to launch its first UCITS product under the popular RQFII program that gives global asset managers access to China’s equity markets. The fund is scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2015 according to the firm’s latest trading statement. It will invest in China’s A-shares market and will be managed by the Gottex-VStone Asset Management office in Shanghai. Gottex moved to establish a joint venture with VStone last year.