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 Filings Review: January 2018      2/28/2018
  Several managers registered alternative strategies in January. Abbey Capital plans a managed futures fund. Balter filed a merger arbitrage fund. W.E. Donoghue & Co. and James Alpha Advisors filed tactical asset allocation funds. Alger plans a focused equity fund. J.P. Morgan Private Investments filed two equity and two bond portfolios, branded as the 23Wall funds, will be available exclusively for investors participating in advisory programs managed by J.P Morgan. Fidelity plans an ESG bond index fund.
New Fund Filings Review: December 2017      1/29/2018
  Thrivent, Goldman Sachs, and NorthPointe Capital all filed small cap equity funds, and Virtus plans a small/mid cap fund. Bessemer Trust and Highmore Group both registered socially conscious all cap funds. Neuberger Berman plans a factor-based multi-asset fund. First Trust, ProShares, and Direxion all filed Bitcoin ETFs.
New Fund Filings Review: November 2017      12/27/2017
  Vanguard registered a multi-factor equity mutual fund. The firm also filed a series of actively managed, factor-based U.S. equity ETFs. PPM America, a subsidiary of the U.K.-based firm Prudential plc, filed a series of equity and bond funds. PIMCO, Destra Capital Advisors, and Medley LLC all registered interval funds.
New Fund Filings Review: October 2017      11/30/2017
  Several managers registered alternative funds in October. Gotham Asset Management filed a long/short equity fund, and Consulting Group announced a multi-alternative product. Hedge fund manager Magnetar plans three alternative mutual funds, including two event-driven strategies and a multi-alternative fund. Saratoga Capital Management plans a target risk series. RBC filed a socially conscious bond fund. MassMutual and Invesco plan new target date series. Reinhart Partners and Brandes both filed funds which will be structured as NextShares exchange-traded managed funds.
New Fund Filings Review: September 2017      10/31/2017
  Allianz Global Investors registered several funds with highly variable performance based management fees. The fees may vary by as much as 150 basis points. Dreyfus plans a multi-asset income fund. Northern Trust registered an ESG global equity fund that will employ a multi-manager approach and will screen its sub-advisers for their commitment to promoting diversit Causeway Capital Management filed two international equity funds which will be structured as NextShares exchange-traded managed funds.