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Red Rocks and Carolon to launch UCITS fund focused on listed private equity

Carolon Capital and Red Rocks Capital are planning to launch a UCITS fund with an investment strategy focused on listed private equity. The Red Rocks Global Private Equity UCITS Fund is targeted for launch in late 2014 or early 2015 subject to various regulatory approvals from the Central Bank of


Fuchs & Associés Group launches Super ManCo

Fuchs & Associés Group has been granted authorisation by the CSSF for Fuchs Asset Management SA, its Luxembourg-based super management company (Super ManCo). Fuchs Asset Management SA, which was created on 10 June 2014, operates in accordance with Luxembourg’s laws on undertakings for collective investment schemes (UCITS) and the Alternative

Alceda granted AIFM licence in Luxembourg

Alceda Fund Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the Luxemburgish Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). The licence will enable Alceda to work with initiators of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) covering both traditional open-end equity and bond funds as well

All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs

La Française Group has obtained AIFM approval for all its management companies. By capitalising on its experience in the registration of UCITS funds internationally and now its AIFM status, the La Française Group is able to extend its services across Europe.   The following Group management companies have obtained AIFM approval:


Majority of alt investment managers unprepared for AIFMD, says Alceda

With around a week to go before the deadline for authorisation, some 47 per cent of alternative investment fund managers have still not filed under the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD). That’s according to a snapshot survey, commissioned by Alceda and Kepler Partners, which was completed at the end


Generali launches Luxembourg-based asset management company

Generali has launched a Luxembourg-based asset management company to focus on UCITS and alternative investment vehicles domiciled in Luxembourg. Generali Investments Luxembourg will support the global business activities of Generali Investments Europe, the main asset manager of Generali Group with approximately EUR350 billion of assets under management.   The new

Crestbridge awarded internal AIFM licence

Crestbridge has been granted AIFM licensing by Luxembourg’s Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) to become a provider of management company services to alternative investment funds. Crestbridge is already authorised to provide services to UCITS funds under Chapter 15 of the law of 17 December 2010, but the process


SuMi TRUST extends appointment of Kii Hub to produce KIIDs for UCITS funds

SMT Fund Services (Ireland) Limited has appointed Kii Hub to produce and deliver Key Investor Information Documents (KIIDs) for its established platform of UCITS funds.  This extends the relationship that already exists with SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, as Kii Hub has been producing KIIDs for the funds managed by

Alternative UCITS 2013

Hedgeweek Special Report: Alternative UCITS 2013

By the end of Q1 2013 total assets in the alternative UCITS space advanced by 29 per cent year-on-year to EUR155billion. But this is still a small share of total UCITS AuM of around EUR6.6trillion. With performance picking up, even as regulation tightens, the experts believe there is plenty of


Kinetic Partners establishes management company in Luxembourg

Kinetic Partners’ application to become a fund management company (MANCO) in Luxembourg has been approved by the Luxembourg Financial Authority (CSSF). The issuance of the licence will enable Kinetic Partners (Luxembourg) to host third party Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (Ucits) funds – and in the future Alternative


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