Standard Life Investments has expanded the range of mutual funds available for Italian retail investors through FinecoBank, a subsidiary of Unicredit Group and one of the major distribution networks in Italy.
The actively managed funds added to FinecoBank platform are the European Corporate Bond Fund, the European Corporate Bond SRI Fund and the Global Corporate Bond Fund, which can invest in a wide range of bonds in order to take advantage of opportunities identified by Standard Life’s team.
The funds are the latest addition to the suite of Standard Life Investments’ funds available to Italian retail investors on the FinecoBank platform as a Luxembourg domiciled Sicav.
Already available are two multi-asset and absolute return solutions – Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS), Absolute Return Global Bond Strategies (ARGBS) and a portfolio focused on European smaller companies.
“We strongly believe that our range of corporate bond funds, both traditional and SRI, now available through FinecoBank can meet the needs of Italian clients looking for stable long term growth. Standard Life Investments manages over €73bn of fixed income assets, and we offer an extensive range of fixed income strategies that we have developed to meet the needs of both existing and new clients,” Arcangelo Barletta, director Italy & Ticino at Standard Life Investments, said.