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BofA launches equity event-driven sub-fund

Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Sandell Investment Services have launched the Merrill Lynch Investment Solutions - Castlerigg Equity Event and Arbitrage Ucits fund.

02 Apr 2014

Pimco teams up with Source to launch covered bond ETF

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 IM expands short duration range with US credit investment grade fund

AXA Investment Managers has announced the launch of the AXA WF US Credit Short Duration IG .

03 Oct 2013

Algebris Investments launches new Ucits fund

Boutique Algebris Investments has launched its second long-only Ucits fund investing in bonds and stocks globally.

05 Sep 2013

Ucits funds represent €6trn of assets, says ALFI

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

Alceda partners with ECPI Group to launch funds

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 flagship fund comes onshore to Luxembourg

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

Ucits sales remained high in March, says Efama

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 proposes limits to non-financial risk to secure Ucits label

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

Ucits funds lose €10bn in September, EFAMA reveals

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

ML Capital reveals shift in sentiment among European Ucits investors

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’s Kremer suggests ‘modified Ucits’ for less liquid assets

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
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Renaissance to distribute Ucits in France

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 CIO Plamen Monovski on demand for Sub Saharan Africa

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

Focus on regulation - KPMG partner urges managers to heed UCITS V, despite regulatory fatigue

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


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