The fund seeks to tap the demand among Singaporean investors for the energy transition theme.
The range consists of Marlborough’s Defensive, Cautious, Balanced and Adventurous funds, which are fully managed by the firm’s multi-asset team.
Lemanik AM will provide management company services for six Japanese and Asia equities sub-funds of the Daiwa Global Fund.
European investor demand for Asia-focused equity and fixed income strategies may not translate into inflows for Asia-based managers.
The Central Bank of Ireland has allowed Irish-domiciled Ucits and AIFs to invest in the Chinese interbank bond market via Bond Connect.
Fund buyers should consider alternative investment funds to take advantage of illiquid assets that the Ucits structure cannot support, according to Schroders.
A Ucits version of a strategy offers better investor protection than a Cayman Islands hedge fund when things go sour, says Jason Nelms, a funds partner at law firm Morrison & Foerster (MoFo).
More China-based asset managers are expected to internationalise and target European investors, according to Alessandro Silvestro, Hong Kong-based managing director for Asia-Pacific at Lemanik Asset Management.
Oil contracts and Ucits funds have begun offering renminbi-based products after China scrapped some foreign exchange controls to catch up with international currency standards.
The growth and proliferation of locally domiciled mutual funds in Hong Kong is not a threat to the popularity of Ucits funds, already widely used in the territory, argues Camille Thommes, director general of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).