NEWS

May 24, 2011

Arrow_downFirst-quarter inflows into long-term Ucits funds, which exclude money markets, were down a third to €39bn compared with the previous quarter, as cautious investors reined back investment in equity funds.

May 23, 2011

upward_graph_410When net fund flow figures for 2010 showed an unusually high concentration of new flows for a few companies and funds, people said it wouldn't last. But latest figures from Strategic Insight show that it has lasted and indeed intensified into the first quarter of 2011 at least.

May 23, 2011

HSBC_Glbl_Asset_MngmThe first fund to invest in Civets countries (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa) has been launched by HSBC Global Asset Management.

May 23, 2011

windfarm 410Fund manager GLG Partners, which is owned by the major alternative investment company Man Group, has launched a sustainability equity fund and claims that sustainability is set to be “one of the largest areas of global capital investment over the coming decades”.

May 23, 2011

octopus-investmentsConcern that China will bring in over-tight monetary policy and suffer a 'hard landing' is the main source of uncertainty in the equity markets, according to Lothar Mentel, CIO at Octopus Investments, a London-based investment firm with $2.5bn under management.

May 23, 2011

14.10_HandshakeUS firm Saguenay Capital and London-based Strathmore Capital have merged and formed Saguenay Strathmore Capital (SSC), an alternative investment manager focused on customised fund of hedge fund portfolios.

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