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: July 2019      8/27/2019
  Multiple firms announced plans to enter the registered fund market in July, with new filings from BondHouse Advisors, Red Cedar Investment Management, and Theseus Capital. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors filed for two sub-advised funds that invest according to Catholic guidelines. Franklin Templeton registered a fund investing in municipal bonds whose proceeds are used to promote environmental sustainability.
New Fund Filings Review: June 2019      7/26/2019
  American Century registered a series of ten actively-managed mutual funds and ETFs in June, taking five strategies and cloning them across both structures. Liquid Strategies filed for five active ETFs that act as funds of funds while employing an options strategy. Krane Fund Advisors unveiled plans for an ETF investing in carbon credit futures contracts.
New Fund Filings Review: May 2019      6/25/2019
  May saw the registration of a number of ESG-related funds. Aberdeen Asset Management filed for a series of six ETFs - all of which include an ESG screen. Advisors Preferred registered four funds featuring Flexible Plan Investments as a sub-advisor, including a fund that incorporates both ESG and BRI criteria. First Trust Advisors announced plans to launch an actively managed, sub-advised environmental-oriented ETF.
New Fund Filings Review: April 2019      5/30/2019
  Calamos Advisors intends to launch a small- and mid-cap equity fund, staffed by a recently-acquired boutique manager. Northern Trust filed for a series of three low volatility, fundamental index funds. John Hancock Investments registered a series of four fixed-income funds, three of which will serve as options for managed account programs.
New Fund Filings Review: March 2019       4/29/2019
  Legg Mason registered a series of five funds subadvised by QS Investors, four of which serve as funds-of-funds. Hartford Funds intends to launch fundamental index funds in both U.S. and international equity asset classes. Franklin Templeton filed for a series of four funds designed to be used as underlying options in separately managed account programs.