Spanish fund AUM reach highest level since March 2008

Spain’s fund industry has seen its assets under management (AUM) increase to €226.3bn through August, the highest level since March 2008.

AUM increased last month by €1.7bn, which represents a 0.8% improvement from the previous month, according to the latest data from asset manager Imantia Capital.

Net inflows in August, a month with little commercial activity, totalled €1.28bn.

By categories of funds, there were no large variations observed from July. Total industry AUM increased by 1.9% compared with the end of June, when AUM decreased by 2.3% to €217.35bn, according to data from industry association Inverco.

The most notable change is the €800m drawn by the Caixabank Rentas Euribor fund, after adding €1.6bn in July, just one month after its launch.

Following this year’s trend, buy-and-hold funds and fixed income funds recorded the highest growth.

Alicia Villegas
Alicia Villegas speaks Spanish and Italian and is Iberia Correspondent for InvestmentEurope.

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