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

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New Fund Filing Review: December 2015       1/29/2016
  December saw numerous registrations for small- and mid-cap funds. Wells Fargo and O’Shaughnessy Asset Management filed small-cap funds. Aberdeen and Pax World plan mid-cap products, and Jackson Square Partners registered a small/mid-cap fund. Hartford Funds and Pax World plan socially responsible equity funds. BlackRock, Vanguard, and Fidelity all filed passive bond funds. DoubleLine registered an infrastructure bond fund.
New Fund Filing Review: November 2015       12/28/2015
  Life cycle funds were popular in November. 1290 Asset Managers, an affiliate of AXA, registered a new series of target date funds. Franklin Templeton plans a lineup of target risk funds. Guggenheim registered a real estate market neutral fund. BlackRock filed a multi-asset income closed-end fund.
New Fund Filing Review: October 2015       11/30/2015
  Alternative strategies were popular in October. AssetMark, AlphaCentric, and Catalyst Capital all filed managed futures funds. RS, Scharf Investments, Robeco, Nuance Investments, and Convergence Investment Partners all plan long/short or market neutral funds. Legg Mason, Glenmede Trust, and Tributary Capital Management registered municipal bond funds. Ivy Funds filed an unconstrained bond fund. Nuveen registered two municipal bond closed-end funds, and Elkhorn Investments plans a closed-end fund which will be sub-advised by Dorsey Wright.
New Fund Filing Review: September 2015       10/30/2015
  Asian equity strategies were popular in September. Morgan Stanley and Delaware plan funds which will invest in stocks in Asia, excluding Japan. Matthews filed an Asia value fund, and Aberdeen registered a Japanese equity fund. Neuberger Berman and Cullen Capital filed equity income funds. In addition, Vanguard filed two passive funds that will track indices of dividend paying international equities. American Century filed an emerging markets bond fund. Virtus plans a series of target date funds to be sub-advised by DFA.
New Fund Filing Review: August 2015       9/22/2015
  Small cap equity strategies proved popular in August. Goldman Sachs filed a multi-manager small cap fund, and T. Rowe Price filed a small cap index fund. Oppenheimer, Aristotle Capital, and Dana Investment Advisors also plan new small cap funds. Legg Mason registered three international alternative funds, including a global macro product, a market neutral fund, and an unconstrained equity fund. Driehaus plans a fund which will focus on the equity and debt of distressed, stressed, and leveraged companies. Brown Advisory and Robeco Investment Management registered long/short funds.