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: 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.
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.