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: October 2016      11/30/2016
  Several managers filed funds employing alternative strategies. USA Mutuals Advisors plans an event driven arbitrage fund. Thornburg registered a long/short equity fund. Altegris Advisors filed a managed futures fund, and Driehaus Capital Management plans a global macro fund. Ivy Funds and DFA filed international small cap funds. BlackRock plans a series of fundamental index domestic equity mutual funds. First Trust Advisors and Nuveen both filed target term closed-end bond funds.
New Fund Filing Review: September 2016       10/27/2016
  Socially conscious funds were popular in September. John Hancock filed an international equity fund and a domestic bond fund which will incorporate environmental, social, and governance factors. Pax World plans three socially conscious funds, including a high dividend portfolio. SunAmerica, Northern Trust, and Hartford Funds also filed socially conscious funds. Neuberger Berman, Nationwide, TIAA-CREF, and AMG Funds all registered small-cap international equity products. In addition, Osterweis Capital filed a fund which will invest in small- and mid-cap international stocks. JPMorgan plans a managed payout fund. Prudential filed a series of target date funds.
New Fund Filing Review: August 2016       9/29/2016
  Long/short strategies were popular in August. Gotham Asset Management registered three funds which will take long and short positions in U.S equities. American Beacon and OppenheimerFunds filed global equity long/short funds, and Chilton Investment Company plans a European equity long short fund. Russell and AXA's affiliate 1290 Asset Managers both registered balanced funds which will allocate their assets between global equities and bonds. Nuveen and Gerstein Fisher plan municipal bond funds. TCW and Invesco filed target term fixed income closed-end funds.
New Fund Filing Review: July 2016       8/31/2016
  Short term bond funds were popular in July. Lord Abbett and Diamond Hill both filed short term fixed income funds, and Austin Atlantic Asset Management registered a fund which will primarily invest in repurchase agreements. Gotham Asset Management announced four long/short funds. Green Century and FundX Investment Group plan socially conscious equity funds. RiverNorth Capital Management filed a fixed income closed-end fund to be sub-advised by DoubleLine
New Fund Filing Review: June 2016       7/29/2016
  Nuveen registered two multi-asset income funds. Anchor Capital Management Group filed three long/short funds, including a long/short municipal bond fund. Cornerstone Advisors plans an unconstrained bond fund. Gabelli registered five products which use the NextShares fund structure. Schwab plans a series of index target date funds.