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December 9, 2012 3:45 am
● AMP Capital has launched its Infrastructure Debt Fund II, two years after its predecessor raised €400m from 30 institutions. It will invest in the subordinated debt of water, electricity, gas and transportation infrastructure assets in Europe, North America and Australia.
● Dyal Capital Partners, a private equity fund managed by Neuberger Berman, has received $1.28bn in commitments to make minority investments in the management companies of hedge fund firms.
● Investec Asset Management has launched the Investec GSF Global Endurance Fund, which will invest in the equities of companies paying high dividend yields, but will exclude the most volatile stocks.
● Eaton Vance Management (International) has debuted four Dublin-domiciled Ucits funds managed by Montreal-based Hexavest. Two of the equity funds are global, with the others covering European and the emerging markets.
● Renaissance Asset Managers has unveiled a Global Emerging Markets Yield Fund, a Luxembourg Ucits that will invest in high-dividend paying stocks across the emerging markets.
● GLG Partners will today re-open its Japan CoreAlpha and Japan CoreAlpha Equity funds to new investors.
● Quilter’s managed portfolio service has created its eighth strategy, Global Income, a portfolio of external funds aimed at financial advisers.
● iShares has floated four exchange traded funds based on minimum volatility indices on the London Stock Exchange.
The four physically backed equity funds cover the world, the US, Europe and emerging markets respectively and cost between 20 and 40 basis points.
● Boost has listed its first exchange traded products on the LSE. The vehicles, 3UKL and 3UKS, will provide three times the daily movement, long or short respectively, of the FTSE 100.
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