UBS GAM launches first active ETF in Italy

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UBS Global Asset Management has listed its first multi-asset ETF on Italy’s stock exchange Borsa Italiana. To list the new instrument, Borsa Italiana opened a third segment under the ETFPlus.

The UBS-ETF MAP Balanced 7 Ucits ETF, which is already listed in Zurich and Frankfurt, will allow investors to invest at the same time in the main asset classes globally, including: fixed income, equities, commodities and cash.

The Ucits-compliant ETF offers investors the opportunity to have exposure to multiple asset classes with volatility of maximum 7% thanks to its Multi Asset Portfolio (MAP) strategy, which applies risk parity principles.

Simone Rosti (pictured), head of Italy at UBS ETF, commented: “The multi-asset approach, when applied systematically and through a well structured, transparent investment process, brings interesting risk-adjusted returns in different market conditions.

“This is why the UBS-ETF MAP Balanced 7 Ucits ETF suits well investors looking for capital appreciation and willing to tolerate a medium level of volatility.”

 

Madrid

The Fund Selector Roundtable Spain takes place on 16 September 2014 at the ME Madrid Reina Victoria.

Click here for further details and to register: http://events.investmenteurope.net/spain

To connect with peers before the event visit: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=8113576

 

 

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