Pimco has partnered with exchange traded fund provider Source to launch the Pimco Covered Bond Source Ucits ETF, the first actively managed covered bond ETF.13 Jan 2014
AXA Investment Managers has announced the launch of the AXA WF US Credit Short Duration IG .03 Oct 2013
Boutique Algebris Investments has launched its second long-only Ucits fund investing in bonds and stocks globally.05 Sep 2013
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) explains why Ucits funds developed in Europe gained ground over the last 25 years.16 Aug 2013
Independent structuring specialist Alceda Fund Management has announced a partnership with ECPI Group to launch funds that match risk and return characteristics of the EGME Index.29 May 2013
Rasini Fairway Capital is the latest manager to redomicile its Stafford SICAV Global Equity Fund to Luxembourg in a Ucits regulated format.23 May 2013
Figures published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association point to continued strong sales of Ucits across the region in March.15 May 2013
EDHEC-Risk Institute, together with Caceis Investor Services, has put forward a series of proposals to limit risks that it says undermined the Ucits label during the 2007-8 financial crisis.28 Jan 2013
After a surge in inflows into Ucits funds in August, they have seen €10bn flowing out in September, according to the latest report from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).14 Nov 2012
The latest ML Capital Alternative Ucits Barometer has revealed a shift in European investor demand away from CTAs and managed futures, to previously less favoured strategies.22 Oct 2012
EFAMA head Claude Kremer has mooted the idea of a ‘modified Ucits’ to accommodate less liquid investments, which he said were a cornerstone of long-term investments and savings.10 Oct 2012
Renaissance Asset Managers (RAM) has gained permission to distribute a number of its specialist Ucits funds in France, just a week after getting a green light for registration in Switzerland.03 Oct 2012
Renaissance Asset Managers has recently seen a surge of investor inflows into its Sub-Saharan Africa fund, which is now the largest Sub-Saharan UCITS fund on the market. Plamen Monovski, chief investment officer at the firm, talks about why the region is so attractive.03 Oct 2012
An "avalanche of regulation" threatens to overwhelm asset managers and distract them from attending to their clients, says a Luxembourg-based partner at KPMG, but he is urging managers to heed forthcoming Ucits V rules nevertheless - not least because of sections on fines and remuneration.15 Aug 2012
Following the downgrade of a number of major global banks, and possibly more to come, fund managers should urgently be addressing their funds' counterparty risk, warns Carne Global Financial Services.13 Aug 2012
Selectors are increasingly being asked to consider the merits of ‘smart beta’ on behalf of their clients, but opinion on its role in providing superior risk adjusted returns is not clear cut.
A selection of key moments caught on camera from InvestmentEurope's recent Fund Selector Bond Focus Italy, which took place in Milan on 4 March.
Helene Williamson, head of Emerging Market Debt at First State Investments, is set to contribute to the discussion at the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Sweden in Stockholm on 7 May.