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Stan Moss, Polen Capital

Polen Capital launches US Small Company Growth strategy

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 10:10

Polen Capital, an independently owned global investment manager, has launched a US Small Company Growth strategy to be led by Tucker Walsh from a new office in Boston. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge fund launches rise as investor risk tolerance increases

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 09:46

New hedge fund launches in Q1 2017 increased for the first time since the first quarter of 2016 as both hedge funds and equity markets gained through the first part of the year, and measures of financial market volatility fell to record lows. »

Man with loud hailer

O’Brien Investment Group launches Discretionary Global Macro Fund

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:53

O’Brien Investment Group (OBIG) has launched the OBIG Discretionary Global Macro Fund, managed by Monica Fuentes, PhD. The hedge fund will be open accredited institutional investors and large family offices as of 1 July. »

Jamie Kermisch, Tages

PSAM to manage new Tages credit fund

Thu, 15/06/2017 - 17:03

P Schoenfeld Asset Management (PSAM), a global alternative asset management firm, is to act as the manager of the Tages PSAM Credit Fund, an existing sub-fund of Tages International Funds – a UCITS-compliant umbrella fund structure. »

Chris Flynn, THL Credit

THL Credit closes third direct lending fund with USD511m in commitments

Tue, 13/06/2017 - 08:00

THL Credit Advisors has closed on a total of USD511 million in commitments to its third direct lending fund. »

Jack Hansen, Parametric

Eaton Vance launches new fund to help investors reduce equity volatility by harnessing Volatility Risk Premium

Thu, 08/06/2017 - 07:48

Eaton Vance Management has launched the Eaton Vance International (Ireland) Parametric Global Defensive Equity Fund, a sub-fund of Eaton Vance International (Ireland) Funds. »

David Scopelliti, Alcentra

Steadfast Capital Markets Group teams with Alcentra to launch Global Credit Fund

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 08:59

Steadfast Capital Markets Group has teamed up with Alcentra, a BNY Mellon investment boutique, to launch its latest alternative program, Steadfast Alcentra Global Credit Fund, an unlisted closed-end fund that seeks to capitalsze on the growing opportunity to provide direct lending to middle-market companies in the United States and Western Europe. »

Scott Gates, Friess Associates

Friess Associates launches Friess Small Cap Growth Fund

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 09:00

Friess Associates has launched the Friess Small Cap Growth Fund making the firm’s small-cap services widely available for the first time. »

Warren Hyland, Muzinich

Muzinich launches emerging market debt fund

Thu, 01/06/2017 - 14:37

Corporate credit specialist Muzinich & Co has launched the Muzinich Emerging Market Debt Fund for investors aiming to tap into capital growth opportunities in EM credit. »

Wayne Atkinson, Collas Crill

Raising funds in Europe: Private placement still works

Thu, 01/06/2017 - 09:53

What does the future hold for the raising of funds in Europe? Wayne Atkinson (pictured) of Collas Crill, on behalf of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association, takes a closer look. »

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