New Fund Filings

Analysis of funds recently registered and key themes in product development. To monitor new funds and other fund changes on a daily basis go to our sister site

Clients can select from the latest Highlights of New Fund Filings below or from the list of all Highlights of New Funds.

New Fund Filing Review: May 2016       6/17/2016
  Several alternative bond strategies were registered in May. Semper Capital Management filed an absolute return bond fund, and Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn registered a long/short credit fund. Russell and Shelton Capital Management plan unconstrained bond funds. Highland Capital Management filed a merger arbitrage fund. Invesco registered a socially conscious global equity fund.
New Fund Filing Review: April 2016       5/26/2016
  Several managers registered focused funds. Oak Ridge Investments, Ivy Funds, and AMG all plan funds which will invest in a limited number of securities. DoubleLine, Muzinich & Co., and Glenmede Trust all filed short term bond funds. Goldman Sachs plans a new series of target date funds. Ivy Funds registered three products which use the NextShares fund structure.
New Fund Filing Review: March 2016       4/29/2016
  International bond funds proved popular in March. DFA, Legg Mason, BlackRock, and James Alpha Management all plan new international/global fixed income funds. John Hancock and Sit Investment Associates filed socially conscious equity funds. Franklin registered a global macro fund. 60 ETFs were registered in March, including a series of sector equity funds from Janus and a new lineup of currency hedged international equity ETFs from State Street.
New Fund Filing Review: February 2016      3/31/2016
  Yorktown Management, Pzena, and Dalton, Greiner, Hartman, Maher & Co. all filed small cap U.S. equity funds. Van Eck and CMG Capital registered tactical asset allocation funds. American Beacon plans an emerging markets unconstrained bond fund. Nuveen and Eaton Vance both filed target term closed-end bond funds.
New Fund Filing Review: January 2016       2/26/2016
  Several long/short funds were filed in January. Gotham Asset Management and 361 Capital registered domestic equity long/short products. Principal filed a multi-manager long/short fund which will invest in domestic and foreign equities. Legg Mason filed two global sector equity funds, one which invests in infrastructure firms and one which invests in healthcare and biotechnology companies. Robert W. Baird plans two focused international equity funds. WisdomTree registered a series of fundamental index bond ETFs.