Ahead of the Brexit, that will see the United Kingdom exiting the European Union as from end March 2019, Columbia Threadneedle Investments has unveiled plans to transfer EU customer assets from its UK OEIC range to equivalent funds in its Luxembourg-domiciled Sicav range. The decision has been taken to best serve European clients after the […]
Luxembourg financial market authority CSSF has reported that as of 31 January 2018, funds registered in the country had global assets under management of €4.21trn, up 1.31% on a monthly basis. Over the last 12 months, AUM of Luxembourg-domiciled funds have risen by 11.86%. In detail, at the end of January, Luxembourg-domiciled Ucis (OPC) boarded […]
London-based investment firm Emso Asset Management has received green light from Luxembourg financial regulator CSSF for the registration of the Emso Emerging Markets Absolute Return Debt Fund at the end of May 2017, InvestmentEurope has learned. CSSF’s approval will enable Emso Asset Management to distribute the fund, that targets institutional investors, in Luxembourg. The strategy, a […]
Carnegie’s Sweden-domiciled Micro Cap fund, which launched 31 January and has been registered in Luxembourg, has reported gains of some 3.73% in its first month. The fund, registered with Luxembourg regulator the CSSF as and ‘OPC ETR’, or foreign UCI, is focused on Swedish companies with a market capitalisation value between SEK0.5bn-5bn, and which are […]
Paris-based boutique La Financière Tiepolo has announced its support to the newly created wealth management company Momentum Asset Management, which has received the green light from Luxembourg’s market regulator CSSF. Momentum will manage mandates for third parties and family offices through insurance life and unit-linked contracts, for European clients. Momentum is led by Pierre Eustache and […]
RBS International has appointed a head of Funds in order to push its business in the alternative funds sector to additional jurisdictions. Peter Brown (pictured) has been appointed to the role, after most recently heading the RBS Financial Institutions Group in the UK, which includes the RBS funds banking business. He has over 25 years […]
On 22 July, the AIFMD turned one. InvestmentEurope‘s has collected a range of comments from the industry on the anniversary of the legislation that affects alternative managers. After a year of anxious run-up to 22 July 2013 – the day of the AIFMD implementation – and an equally frantic one after that to make sure […]
A US law firm has produced the third edition of a 1,200-page study comparing investment adviser regulation in 40 jurisdictions.
Jean-Marc Goy, counsel for International Affairs at the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) has provided exclusive insight into what the Luxembourg regulator sees as key challenges in the current environment.
Threadneedle Investments has launched the Threadneedle (Lux) US Contrarian Core Equities Fund in its Luxembourg SICAV range.
The growing field of onshore alternatives funds are already forming a bubble and will be the next case of mis-selling by the hedge fund industry, according to leading practitioners.
The Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI) has selected its new president, Marc Saluzzi.