Fair Oaks unveils Ucits collateralised loan obligations fund

Fair Oaks unveils Ucits collateralised loan obligations...

Fair Oaks Capital, a specialist in collateralised loan obligations (CLO), has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits sub-fund investing across US and European credit assets.

Published : 13, Sep 2016
Hansard Int’l launches instant withdrawal tool for advisers

Hansard Int’l launches instant withdrawal tool...

Hansard International has introduced an online tool that enables financial advisers to request instant withdrawals on behalf of their clients via its adviser-dedicated platform Hansard Online (HOL).

Published : 12, Sep 2016
BlackRock launches ‘megatrends’ ETF range

BlackRock launches ‘megatrends’ ETF range

BlackRock is launching four thematic exchange traded funds to capture what it says are investment opportunities created by global ‘megatrends’.

Published : 12, Sep 2016
Morgan Stanley IM launches Global Brands Equity Income fund

Morgan Stanley IM launches Global Brands Equity...

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has announced the launch of the Global Brands Equity Income (GBEI) Fund, which will offer an enhanced income version of its existing Global Brands Fund in both Luxembourg Sicav and UK domiciled Oeic fund formats.

Published : 8, Sep 2016
Rathbones to add UK income fund to Sicav range

Rathbones to add UK income fund to Sicav range...

Rathbone Unit Trust Management said it plans to launch an offshore version of the Rathbone Income Fund for investors based in Continental Europe.

Published : 8, Sep 2016
Old Mutual Wealth joins quote comparison service

Old Mutual Wealth joins quote comparison service...

Old Mutual Wealth’s protection offering has been added to quote comparison service UnderwriteMe to cut down the lengthy application process and provide advisers with online access to fully underwritten quotes.

Published : 7, Sep 2016
Nedgroup rolls out global property Ucits fund

Nedgroup rolls out global property Ucits fund

South Africa's Nedgroup Investments has launched a global property fund, managed by Sydney-based real estate securities specialist Resolution Capital.

Published : 7, Sep 2016
BlackRock launches Asia absolute return fund

BlackRock launches Asia absolute return fund

BlackRock has launched the Strategic Funds Asia Pacific Absolute Return Fund, which will aim to exploit the region’s “under-appreciated areas of strength.”

Published : 6, Sep 2016
Canada Life lifts withdrawal ban on property funds

Canada Life lifts withdrawal ban on property funds...

Canada Life has lifted the suspension of redemptions on its commercial property life and pension funds, after its decision on 6 July to put a stop on withdrawals in reaction to the UK’s Brexit vote.

Published : 1, Sep 2016
Schroders rolls out China-focused multi-asset fund

Schroders rolls out China-focused multi-asset...

Global asset manager Schroders said improving investor sentiment toward China and the demand for income has prompted it to launch a new China Asset Income Fund.

Published : 26, Aug 2016
Hansard International launches flexible commission bond

Hansard International launches flexible commission...

Hansard International has launched a bond offering a zero commission option for financial advisers recommending single premium products to clients.

Published : 26, Aug 2016
Morgan Stanley launches pair of ESG multi-asset funds

Morgan Stanley launches pair of ESG multi-asset...

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has added the Global Balanced and Global Balanced Defensive funds to its line-up.

Published : 25, Aug 2016
Schroders launches liquid alternatives Ucits fund

Schroders launches liquid alternatives Ucits fund...

Schroders has launched an externally-managed Ucits fund, called the Schroder GAIA Two Sigma Diversified fund, which will combine US equity market-neutral and global macro strategies.

Published : 24, Aug 2016
IVCM targets int’l investors with relaunched New Zealand Rops

IVCM targets int’l investors with relaunched New...

IVCM, formerly Brooklands Pensions, is reopening its New Zealand recognised overseas pension scheme (Rops) and will include funds managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management and Vanguard Investments Australia.

Published : 23, Aug 2016
Fund fees fall across Europe - Morningstar

Fund fees fall across Europe - Morningstar

The average net expense ratios of European-domiciled funds have come down across the board since 2013, according to a study by Morningstar.

Published : 17, Aug 2016
Australian retail pension fund to return to HMRC Rops list

Australian retail pension fund to return to HMRC...

International pension provider IVCM said an Australian superannuation plan it runs in conjunction with Tidswell Financial Services had received confirmation from HM Revenue & Customs that it will appear on the official Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (Rops) list shortly.

Published : 15, Aug 2016
Nearly all Australian advisers open to using smart beta

Nearly all Australian advisers open to using smart...

The majority of financial advisers working in Australia would consider investments in smart beta strategies, a new survey by asset manager VanEck has found.

Published : 10, Aug 2016
ETF robo adviser to launch in Hong Kong

ETF robo adviser to launch in Hong Kong

Hong Kong-licensed online broker 8 Securities plans to launch a second generation ETF robo-adviser in the current quarter with lower fees to attract cost-sensitive investors.

Published : 4, Aug 2016
Ireland’s ITC expands into Malta with Qrops and EU-wide pension

Ireland’s ITC expands into Malta with Qrops and...

Irish pension trustee firm ITC International Pensions has moved into Malta with the launch of a new Qrops offering as well as the first commercially available EU-wide workplace pension scheme on the island.

Published : 2, Aug 2016
Nikko AM to launch global credit Ucits fund

Nikko AM to launch global credit Ucits fund

Japanese fund group Nikko Asset Management plans to launch a Luxembourg-domiciled Global Credit Ucits fund on Wednesday which will invest in a worldwide portfolio of corporate bonds and target a 4% absolute return.

Published : 1, Aug 2016
Isle of Man hits out at ‘political’ EU blacklist of tax havens
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Isle of Man chief minister Allan Bell has questioned...

France, Germany and Italy fighting EU-wide ban on commission
France, Germany and Italy...

France, Germany and Italy are fighting against introducing...

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